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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Narrow and long and pointed.

Usage examples (26)
  • Malachite does more rarely occur in some interesting micro-crystal forms usually as acicular crusts and tufts.
  • One I like to point to as an example is "acicular" which goes:
  • Echinate: Beset with acicular extensions (Fig. 150, c).
  • One fissure was completely lined with exquisite, acicular crystals of sulphur, which perished with a touch. for more
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