• WordNet 3.6
    • adj acerate narrow and long and pointed; as pine leaves
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Acerate (Chem) A combination of aceric acid with a salifiable base.
    • a Acerate Acerose; needle-shaped.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n acerate A salt of aceric acid.
    • acerate Needle-shaped or rod-shaped: specifically applied to monaxon spicules found in calcareous sponges; in botany, same as acerose .
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Aceric


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:

On Monday, Microsoft excluded Acer from its list of Windows RT device makers.
During Friday's conference call, Acer 's CEO also seemed to suggest the company could change its plans for products built for Window RT, a version of Windows 8 designed for devices with ARM-based processors.
Perhaps most devastating to Acer 's case, however, is the interactive coffee table formerly known as Surface, now called PixelSense.
Is Acer 's CEO unaware that Acer sells Linux and Android systems as aggressively as they can, yet almost all their revenue comes from Windows systems.
Shipments for the full year will be unchanged to 5 percent higher than last year, compared with Acer 's earlier estimate of 10 percent growth, Kevin Lu, investor relations spokesman for the Taipei-based company, said by phone today.
Microsoft will quit making tablets soon, Acer founder says.
That, coupled with the high-def display and Acer 's claim of up to eight hours of battery life, makes the W700 very compelling.
The biggest surprise of Acer 's news is that, according to reports, the company actually tossed out price ranges for these products, in spite of how far out they are from release.
Acer 's Iconia Tab A200, clearly the most valued-priced model of the three, makes some sacrifices that aren't worth what you save.
Additional details can be found on Acer 's AV portal.
Acer 's marketing team was apparently so lazy (or sloppy?
Acer 's AcerCloud service on its face sound a lot like iCloud.
Acer 's tablet is fast-acting -- and long-lasting.
The small form factor of Acer 's Iconia Tab A501 belies its widescreen multi-touch display, and its weight would have you underestimate what's packed inside.
Is Acer a great company, or what.

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