acuminate definition

  • adjective:
    • Tapering slowly to a-sharp point, as ideas of certain leaves.
    • Tapering to a spot; directed.
    • Tapering to a long point at its apex.
    • Tapering to a spot; pointed
    • (of a leaf shape) narrowing to a slender point
  • verb-transitive:
    • To sharpen or taper.
    • To make razor-sharp or keen.
  • verb:
    • To make sharp or keen; to sharpen.
    • to get rid of in or visited a-sharp point.
    • make razor-sharp or acute; taper; make (some thing) started to a point
  • verb-intransitive:
    • to finish in, or come to, a-sharp point.
  • others:
    • to carry to a place; render razor-sharp or keen: as, “to acuminate despair,”
    • To taper or rise to a point.
    • Pointed; intense.
    • In ichthyology, drawn-out in an extended point: said of this fins.

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