A*cu"mi*nate (#), a. [L. acuminatus, p. p. of acuminare to sharpen, fr. acumen. See Acumen.]

Tapering to a point; pointed; as, acuminate leaves, teeth, etc.


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A*cu"mi*nate (#), v. t.

To render sharp or keen.

[R.] "To acuminate even despair."



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A*cu"mi*nate, v. i.

To end in, or come to, a sharp point.

"Acuminating in a cone of prelacy."



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