cuneal

/kyooh"nee euhl/, adj.
wedgelike; wedge-shaped.
[1570-80; < L cune(us) a wedge + -AL1]

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  • Cuneal — Cu ne*al (k? n? al), [L. cuneus a wege. See {Coin}.] Relating to a wedge; wedge shaped. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Cuneal — Cuneal, lat., keilförmig; cuneus cuneum trudit, lat., ein Keil treibt den andern …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • cuneal — [kyo͞o′nē əl] adj. [< L cuneus, a wedge: for IE base, see CULEX] wedge shaped; esp., cuneiform …   English World dictionary

  • cuneal — adjective shaped like a wedge; cuneiform …   Wiktionary

  • cuneal — adj. wedge shaped, in the form of a wedge …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cuneal — cu·ne·al …   English syllables

  • cuneal — cu•ne•al [[t]ˈkyu ni əl[/t]] adj. wedgelike; wedge shaped • Etymology: 1570–80; < L cune(us) a wedge + al I …   From formal English to slang

  • cuneal — /ˈkjuniəl/ (say kyoohneeuhl) adjective wedge like; wedge shaped. {Latin cuneus wedge + al1} …   Australian English dictionary

  • cuneal — adjective shaped like a wedge • Syn: ↑wedge shaped, ↑cuneiform • Pertains to noun: ↑wedge (for: ↑wedge shaped) …   Useful english dictionary

  • angularity — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Quality of having angles Nouns 1. (quality of having an angle) angularity, obliquity; angle, notch, fork, bifurcation; elbow, knee, knuckle, ankle, shoulder, groin, crotch, crutch, crane, fluke; zigzag,… …   English dictionary for students

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