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acicular (adjective), more acicular, most acicular
1. Needle-like; resembling a slender needle or bristle, as the leaves of pine-trees, and various crystals.
2. When referring to cast iron: containing ferrite in a needlelike form; or an alloy having a microstructure of needlelike components.
This entry is located in the following units: acies-, aci-, acicul- (page 1) acuto-, acut-, acuti-, acu-, -cusis; also, agu- (page 1)
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acicular ice (s) (noun), acicular ices (pl)
In hydrology, freshwater ice containing air bubbles and having many long, needlelike crystals and hollow tubes in a layered arrangement.; fibrous ice, satin ice.