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Meaning of "cuticle" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CUTICLE

From Latin cutīcula diminutive of cutis skin.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CUTICLE

cuticle  [ˈkjuːtɪkəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CUTICLE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Cuticle is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CUTICLE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

cuticle

Cuticle

A cuticle /ˈkjuːtɪkəl/, or cuticula, is a term used for any of a variety of tough but flexible, non-mineral outer coverings of an organism, or parts of an organism, that provide protection. Various types of "cuticle" are non-homologous, differing in their origin, structure, function, and chemical composition.

Definition of cuticle in the English dictionary

The first definition of cuticle in the dictionary is dead skin, esp that round the base of a fingernail or toenail. Other definition of cuticle is any covering layer or membrane. Cuticle is also the protective layer, containing cutin, that covers the epidermis of higher plants.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CUTICLE


aeronautical
ˌɛərəˈnɔːtɪkəl
aquaceutical
ˌækwəˈsjuːtɪkəl
article
ˈɑːtɪkəl
astronautical
ˌæstrəˈnɔːtɪkəl
biopharmaceutical
ˌbaɪəʊˌfɑːməˈsjuːtɪkəl
cosmeceutical
ˌkɒzməˈsjuːtɪkəl
endocuticle
ˈɛndəʊˌkjuːtɪkəl
epicuticle
ˈɛpɪˌkjuːtɪkəl
exocuticle
ˈɛksəʊˌkjuːtɪkəl
hermeneutical
ˌhɜːmɪˈnjuːtɪkəl
maieutical
meɪˈjuːtɪkəl
nanoparticle
ˈnænəʊˌpɑːtɪkəl
nautical
ˈnɔːtɪkəl
neocortical
ˌniːəʊˈkɔːtɪkəl
nutraceutical
ˌnjuːtrəˈsjuːtɪkəl
particle
ˈpɑːtɪkəl
pharmaceutical
ˌfɑːməˈsjuːtɪkəl
propaedeutical
ˌprəʊpɪˈdjuːtɪkəl
therapeutical
ˌθɛrəˈpjuːtɪkəl
vertical
ˈvɜːtɪkəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CUTICLE

cutes
cutesier
cutesiest
cutesy
cutey
cutgrass
Cuthbert
cuticle remover
cuticle stick
cuticula
cuticulae
cuticular
cutie
cutie pie
cutin
cutinisation
cutinise
cutinization
cutinize
cutis

WORDS THAT END LIKE CUTICLE

alpha particle
antiparticle
beta particle
canticle
conventicle
definite article
denticle
elementary particle
feature article
God particle
Higgs particle
indefinite article
interparticle
leading article
microparticle
multiparticle
quasiparticle
reticle
subarticle
testicle
vehicle

Synonyms and antonyms of cuticle in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «cuticle» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CUTICLE

Find out the translation of cuticle to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of cuticle from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «cuticle» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

角质层
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

cutícula
570 millions of speakers

English

cuticle
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

छल्ली
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

بشرة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

кутикулы
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

cutícula
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

চর্ম
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

cuticule
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kutikula
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Kutikula
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

キューティクル
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

표피
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kutikula
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

lớp da ngoài
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

மேல்தோல்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

छत्री
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kütikül
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cuticola
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

naskórek
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

кутикули
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

cuticula
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

επιδερμίδα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

kutikula
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ytterhud
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

cuticle
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of cuticle

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CUTICLE»

The term «cuticle» is quite widely used and occupies the 38.171 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CUTICLE» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «cuticle» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «cuticle» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about cuticle

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CUTICLE»

Discover the use of cuticle in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to cuticle and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Attachment Devices of Insect Cuticle
Audience: This volume provides an excellent introduction to biological attachment and will be of interest to biologist, zoologist, materials scientists and engineers.
Stanislav Gorb, 2001
2
Annual Plant Reviews, Biology of the Plant Cuticle
This volume details the major developments of recent years in this important interdisciplinary area.
Markus Riederer, Caroline Muller, 2008
3
Air pollutants and the leaf cuticle
The book provides a comprehensive review of air pollutant effects on the cuticle and covers the following thematic areas: - Cuticular physicochemical characteristics, physiological, regulatory, and protective roles.
Kevin E. Percy, 1994
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Parasitic Nematodes: Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, and ...
Wellcome Centre of Molecular Parasitology, The Anderson College, The University of Glasgow, 56 Dumbarton Road, Glasgow G 11 6NU, UK Nematode Cuticle: Structure Nematodes form a diverse phylum composed of both free-living and ...
Malcolm W. Kennedy, William Harnett, 2001
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Chemistry and Genetics of Plant Cuticle Function as a ...
The plant cuticle is a lipidic heterogeneous polymer layer covering the epidermis of all aerial plant tissues. The research described here examines associations between lipid composition and cuticle permeability.
Steven Mark Goodwin, 2006
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The Mussel Thread Cuticle: A Protective Coating of an ...
sections but not on whole thread cuticle material is believed to be due to loss of Ca- mediated cross-links combined with the thickness of the sections (only 100nm). The matrix phase appeared to break up faster than the granule phase, ...
Niels Holten-Andersen, 2008
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Atlas of Human Hair: Microscopic Characteristics
The term Distinct refers to the condition when the border between the cuticle and the cortex is readily apparent and is well denned. The term Varies refers to those hairs with an inner cuticle margin that varies in its distinctness due to a variation ...
Robert R. Ogle, Jr., Michelle J. Fox, 1998
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Ichthyology Handbook
1.2 Cuticle (External Mucoid Layer; Mucous Cuticle) The presence of an outer amorphous layer overlying the epidermis has long been recognized. It is perhaps not surprising that the vast majority of studies on the fish integument appear to ...
B.G. Kapoor, Bhavna Khanna, 2004
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Fossil Plants and Spores: Modern Techniques
21. The ultrastructure of fossil cuticle THOMAS N. TAYLOR Taylor, T. N. 1999. The ultrastructure of fossil cuticle. In: Jones, T. P. & Rowe, N. P. (eds) Fossil Plants and Spores: modern techniques. Geological Society. London. 113-115. Fig. 21.1.
Tim P. Jones, Nick P. Rowe, 1999
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Springer Handbook of Nanotechnology
a) Coefficient of friction 0.2 Against cuticle Normal load (mN) 0.4 0.6 0.8 1 1000 10 b) Fig. M).31 (a) Coefficient of friction and scratch depth profiles as a function of normal load and tip location on multiple cuticle cells from damaged Caucasian  ...
Bharat Bhushan, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CUTICLE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term cuticle is used in the context of the following news items.
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Hair Plopping For Perfect Curls: A How-To Guide
The principle is simple: when your hair is damp after washing, you lay a cotton (and it must be cotton, as terrycloth roughs up the hair cuticle) ... «Grazia, Jul 15»
2
Pinterest Party: Marbling Your Manicure
Wrap around your cuticle with masking tape. That'll help excess nail polish peel off. 5. Dip nails into the nail polish/water mixture and "scoop ... «WTXL ABC 27, Jul 15»
3
Coarse Curly Hair Types, Products & Techniques: Quick Styling Tips …
"The heat loosens the hair follicle, while the cold air locks in the cuticle and shine," he said. Hate to be the bearer of bad news, but the lob cut is ... «Fashion Times, Jul 15»
4
WRENTHAM NOTEBOOK: Nurses pitching in for homeless veterans
... lotions (large and small bottles), liquid soap, nail files and cuticle sticks (hard/rough files), Dr. Scholl bunion cushions (round or oval precut), ... «The Sun Chronicle, Jul 15»
5
Researchers turn to insect legs to improve safety of tubular structures
"Essentially they get close to the limit. This is evolution operating close to the edge", said Taylor. It is hoped that understanding insect cuticle will ... «Plastics Today, Jul 15»
6
Six Simple Steps To Get Your Feet Sandal-Ready For Summer
Apply a cuticle remover (roughly two - three weeks), push back the cuticle and gently trim any hanging skin with cuticle clippers. 6. And finally, make them look ... «Her.ie, Jul 15»
7
#BeautyHero: A Hair-Mending Giveaway
But, that's not at all - as well as your hair feeling rougher thanks to a weakened cuticle, the strength, lipid structure, colour intensity and strength ... «Grazia, Jul 15»
8
Friedreich's Ataxia Patients Experience Hair Abnormalities, Study …
Erosions on the surface of the cuticle and local deep cavities just under the cuticular level were only detected in Friedreich's ataxia patients. «Friedreich's Ataxia News, Jul 15»
9
Affinage Takes on America
Models were cut and styled with Affinage Styling line of products including Glazer, a great cutting aid to close down the cuticle before cutting; ... «ModernSalon.com, Jul 15»
10
The Heat Damage S.O.S Guide!
This little gem can also be used as a moisturiser and a cuticle oil - pretty nifty right? So there we have it, our top products for giving your sun ... «FemaleFirst.co.uk, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Cuticle [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/cuticle>. May 2020 ».
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