• WordNet 3.6
    • n Acer type genus of the Aceraceae; trees or shrubs having winged fruit
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n acer A genus of discifloral polypetalous trees and shrubs, commonly known as maples, of the natural order Sapindaceæ, suborder Acerineæ, having opposite simple leaves and the fruit a double-winged samara. It includes about 50 species, of northern temperate regions, many of them valuable timber-trees or widely cultivated for shade and ornament. Sugar is obtained in America from the sap of A. saccharinum, the sugar-maple. See maple.
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In literature:

IMPIGER, IRACUNDUS, INEXORABILIS, ACER, untiring, swift to wrath, unyielding, keen.
"Waverley" by Sir Walter Scott
That such children as now goe, & are under ye age of ten years, have noe other shar in ye devision, but 50. acers of unmanured land.
"The Mayflower and Her Log, Complete" by Azel Ames
Along the Kamyoom I gathered an Acer, an Arbutus, a Daphne.
"Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and TheNeighbouring Countries" by William Griffith
Decline /vir acer\, /legio acris\, /animal acre\, /ager omnis\, /scutum omne\, /proelium par\.
"Latin for Beginners" by Benjamin Leonard D'Ooge
The occasional forms in 'er' and 'il' will have similar power (acer, basil).
"Proserpina, Volume 1" by John Ruskin
Acer rubrum 142 LXXII.
"Handbook of the Trees of New England" by Lorin Low Dame
Aesculape shares the opinion of Acer.
"Early Theories of Translation" by Flora Ross Amos
That such children as now goe, & are under y^e age of ten years, have noe other shar in y^e devision, but 50. acers of unmanured land.
"Bradford's History of 'Plimoth Plantation'" by William Bradford
Growing on the inside of the bark of Juglans, Acer, etc.
"The Myxomycetes of the Miami Valley, Ohio" by A. P. Morgan
Leaves downy beneath =Black Maple, Acer saccharum var.
"The Plants of Michigan" by Henry Allan Gleason
Acer (Maple) Negundo pendula.
"Trees and Shrubs for English Gardens" by Ernest Thomas Cook
It is a distant relative of the Acer family.
"New, Old, and Forgotten Remedies: Papers by Many Writers" by Various
But acer Hiems waits his turn!
"Poetical Ingenuities and Eccentricities" by Various

In news:

Acer 's Ultrabook Is Adept at Games, Pokey Elsewhere.
Acer 's inexpensive TimelineUltra M5 notebook has excellent video and gaming performance, and enough battery life to handle your longest late-night sessions.
Acer , Big Sun Energy, STX, Tiong: Asia Ex-Japan Equity Preview.
SAN JOSE, Calif – Acer Inc, Fujitsu Ltd and ZTE Corp. Will make smartphones using Windows Phone 7.
His rapport with partners in Europe was partly the reason he was appointed, fueling Acer 's rise to become the world's No.
Acer Iconia media tablet.
The Acer Iconia media tablet takes the screen size of competing products (guess) and multiply it by two.
If you are following the telecom industry, you must have heard about Google's arm-wrestle with Alibaba : Acer canceled a smartphone launch with Alibaba at last minute.
Google Objects to Acer- Alibaba Phone.
Acer cancels smartphone launch with Alibaba at last minute.
Acer Postpones Launch of Alibaba -Powered Phone.
Acer Phone to Use Alibaba Operating System.
Acer Aspire 7600U All-in -One review: Big screen, little performance.
Acer Aspire M5-481PT review: Jack of all trades, master of none.
Acer picks DWA as EMEA media agency for Aspire s7 campaign.

In science:

Barros, “Modeling network code d TCP throughput: A simple model and its validation,” in Proceedings of ICST/ACM Valuetools, May 2011. “Improving the performance of R. C ´aceres and L.
Trade-off between cost and goodput in wireless: Replacing transmitters with coding