falcate definition

  • adjective:
    • Curved and tapering to a point; sickle-shaped.
    • Shaped like a sickle.
    • Hooked or bent like a sickle; ; -- said additionally regarding the moon, or a planet, when horned or crescent-formed.
    • curved like a sickle
    • Curved and tapering to a place; sickle-shaped.
    • Shaped like a sickle.
    • Hooked or bent like a sickle; ; -- stated additionally associated with the moon, or a planet, whenever horned or crescent-formed.
    • curved like a sickle
    • Curved and tapering to a point; sickle-shaped.
    • Shaped like a sickle.
    • Hooked or bent like a sickle; ; -- stated also of this moon, or a planet, whenever horned or crescent-formed.
    • curved like a sickle
  • others:
    • Hooked; curved like a scythe or sickle; falciform: particularly applied in anatomy, zoölogy, and botany to a falciform component or organ having two razor-sharp and almost parallel sides, curved in a single airplane and conference at a point.
    • Hooked; curved like a scythe or sickle; falciform: particularly applied in structure, zoölogy, and botany to a falciform part or organ having two sharp and nearly parallel sides, curved in one single plane and conference at a spot.
    • Hooked; curved like a scythe or sickle; falciform: particularly used in anatomy, zoölogy, and botany to a falciform part or organ having two razor-sharp and almost synchronous edges, curved in a single jet and meeting at a spot.
  • noun:
    • A figure resembling a sickle, created by two curves flexing the same way and conference in a place in the apex, the beds base terminating in a straight margin.
    • A figure resembling a sickle, formed by two curves bending exactly the same way and meeting in a place at the apex, the beds base terminating in a straight margin.
    • A figure resembling a sickle, created by two curves bending exactly the same way and meeting in a place on apex, the bottom terminating in a straight margin.

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