Pharmacology. prescribed or prepared for a particular occasion, as a remedy.: Compare officinal (def. 1).
Fortification. principal; main.
- mag·is·tral·i·ty, noun
- mag·is·tral·ly, mag·is·trat·i·cal·ly [maj-uh-strat-ik-lee], /ˌmædʒ əˈstræt ɪk li/, adverb
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How to use magistral in a sentence
An addition of quicklime counteracts the injurious effect of too much magistral, by decomposing the resulting sulphate of copper.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines | Andrew Ure
Your B-minor sonata, however unsatisfactory its actual quality, remains one of the magistral works of the sort.Musical Portraits | Paul Rosenfeld
With this his magistral work a new chapter of music commences, the spiritualization of the new body of man is manifest.Musical Portraits | Paul Rosenfeld
The line of the escarp is called the magistral line since it regulates the trace.
He had the honor and glory of introducing into Holland the "procede magistral" of Rubens and his school.Vanished towers and chimes of Flanders | George Wharton Edwards
British Dictionary definitions for magistral
of, relating to, or characteristic of a master
pharmacol obsolete made up according to a special prescription: Compare officinal
fortifications determining the location of other fortifications: the magistral line
a fortification in a determining position
- magistrality (ˌmædʒɪˈstrælɪtɪ), noun
- magistratically (ˌmædʒɪˈstrætɪkəlɪ), adverb
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