OTHER WORDS FROM cuticlecu·tic·u·lar [kyoo-tik-yuh-ler], /kyuˈtɪk yə lər/, adjectivesub·cu·tic·u·lar, adjective
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How to use cuticle in a sentence
A study now finds that tiny hairs on that cuticle act as a lubricant.
Tree leaves, we read, possess transparent lens-like cuticles that may function as primitive eyes.We’re at home among trees — which might be able to sense our presence|Richard Schiffman|July 23, 2021|Washington Post
In several plants, the cuticle is constructed in the shape of a lens, which means that it focuses light, making the cuticle functionally similar to the lens in our eye.
Baluška directed me to research being done on the cuticle or outer layer of leaves.
It doesn’t seem logical to me to focus light if photosynthesis is the only goal, because the cuticle could simply let the sun’s rays through.
As the disease subsides, the cuticle comes off (desquamates) in patches.An Epitome of Homeopathic Healing Art|B. L. Hill
We hold it morally impossible to attend a picnic and come home pure in heart and undefiled of cuticle.The Fiend's Delight|Dod Grile
Flesh: Rich, bright yellow, red immediately beneath the cuticle.Our Edible Toadstools and Mushrooms and How to Distinguish Them|William Hamilton Gibson
The cuticle is an obstacle to galvanic effects; they are always feebly manifested in parts covered by it.The Book of Curiosities|I. Platts
He, at least, could have dropped an unconventional word, done something to pierce the cuticle.The Letters of William James, Vol. 1|William James