acuate

[ ak-yoo-it, -eyt ]
/ ˈæk yu ɪt, -ˌeɪt /

adjective

sharpened; pointed.

Nearby words

  1. actuarial,
  2. actuary,
  3. actuate,
  4. actuator,
  5. actus reus,
  6. acuff,
  7. acuity,
  8. aculeate,
  9. aculeus,
  10. acumen

Origin of acuate

1425–75; late Middle English < Latin acu(s) needle (cf. acicula, acute) + -ate1

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