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Meaning of "spatulate" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SPATULATE

spatulate  [ˈspætjʊlɪt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SPATULATE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Spatulate is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES SPATULATE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

spatulate

Leaf shape

In botany, leaf shape is characterised with the following terms (botanical Latin terms in brackets): ▪ Acicular (acicularis): Slender and pointed, needle-like ▪ Acuminate (acuminata): Tapering to a long point ▪ Acute: pointed, having a short sharp apex angled less than 90° ▪ Aristate (aristata): Ending in a stiff, bristle-like point ▪ Asymmetrical: With the blade shape different on each side of the midrib ▪ Basal: arising from the crown, bulb, rhizome or corm, etc. as opposed to cauline ▪ Bipinnate (bipinnata): Each leaflet also pinnate ▪ Caudate: tailed at the apex ▪ Cauline: borne on the stem as opposed to basal ▪ Compound: Not simple; the leaf is broken up into separate leaflets, and the leaf blade is not continuous ▪ Cordate (cordata): Heart-shaped, with the petiole or stem attached to the cleft ▪ Cuneate (cuneata): Triangular, stem attaches to point ▪ Deltoid (deltoidea) or deltate: Triangular...

Definition of spatulate in the English dictionary

The definition of spatulate in the dictionary is shaped like a spatula. Other definition of spatulate is Also: spathulate having a narrow base and a broad rounded apex.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SPATULATE


amulet
ˈæmjʊlɪt
angulate
ˈæŋɡjʊlɪt
annulate
ˈænjʊlɪt
annulet
ˈænjʊlɪt
articulate
ɑːˈtɪkjʊlɪt
campanulate
kæmˈpænjʊlɪt
cingulate
ˈsɪŋɡjʊlɪt
consulate
ˈkɒnsjʊlɪt
denticulate
dɛnˈtɪkjʊlɪt
fistulate
ˈfɪstjʊlɪt
geniculate
dʒɪˈnɪkjʊlɪt
immaculate
ɪˈmækjʊlɪt
inarticulate
ˌɪnɑːˈtɪkjʊlɪt
lobulate
ˈlɒbjʊlɪt
particulate
pɑːˈtɪkjʊlɪt
pedunculate
pɪˈdʌŋkjʊlɪt
reticulate
rɪˈtɪkjʊlɪt
rivulet
ˈrɪvjʊlɪt
scrobiculate
skrəʊˈbɪkjʊlɪt
ungulate
ˈʌŋɡjʊlɪt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SPATULATE

spathose
spathulate
spatial
spatial frequency
spatialisation
spatiality
spatialization
spatially
spatiotemporal
spatiotemporally
spatted
spattee
spatter
spatterdash
spatterdashes
spatterdock
spatterwork
spatting
spatula
spatule

WORDS THAT END LIKE SPATULATE

accumulate
calculate
chocolate
circulate
coagulate
congratulate
cumulate
ejaculate
emulate
formulate
insulate
manipulate
modulate
populate
postulate
reformulate
regulate
simulate
speculate
stimulate
stipulate

Synonyms and antonyms of spatulate in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «spatulate» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SPATULATE

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

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

espatulado
570 millions of speakers

English

spatulate
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

इस आकार का
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يستلوق؛ يمزج بالملوق
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

лопатчатые
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

espatulado
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

চমসাকার
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

spatulées
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Spatulate
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

spatulate
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

へら状の
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

주걱
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Spatulate
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thìa
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

spatulate
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Spatulate
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

spatula gibi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

spatolate
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

łyżeczkowate
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

лопатчате
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

spatulate
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

spatulate
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

spatelvormige
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

spateln
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

spatulate
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of spatulate

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SPATULATE»

The term «spatulate» is normally little used and occupies the 113.515 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SPATULATE» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SPATULATE»

Discover the use of spatulate in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to spatulate and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Discover Yourself Through Palm Reading: Learning How to Read ...
This type of hand is either wider at the bottom of the palm, tapering and narrowing as it makes its way toward the fingers, or the opposite: wider beneath the fingers and tapering as it travels to the wrist, thus giving it its spatulate name.
Rita Robinson, 2001
2
Palmistry: The Universal Guide
Controlled and restrained at the beginning of relationships Sincere, honest, and direct when expressing affection Sometimes moralistic in their attitude However, if you choose to remain with a person with spatulate hands, keep yourself ...
Nathaniel Altman, 2009
3
The Laws of Scientific Hand Reading
CHAPTER XII THE FtNGER TIPS THE finger tips, in Palmistry, are classed as the Spatulate, the Square, the Conic, and the Pointed, and all refer to the impression the tips make on the eye. In this chapter we are considering only the shape of ...
William G. Benham, 1993
4
Seeds: Ecology, Biogeography, and, Evolution of Dormancy and ...
(4) Folded and investing embryos are not found in gymnosperms, and a true spatulate embryo is found only in Ephedra (Martin, 1946). Gnetum (Martin, 1946) and (fossil) Bennettitales (Wieland, 1916) seeds have a fully developed linear ...
Carol C. Baskin, Jerry M. Baskin, 2014
5
The Benham Book of Palmistry: The Essential Work
he fingertips, in palmistry, are classed as the “spatulate,” the “square,” the “conic,” and the “pointed,” and all refer to the impression the tips make on the eye. In this chapter we are considering only the shape of the tips of the fingers and not of ...
William G. Benham, 2006
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The Book of Palmistry
Appearance of the Spatulate Hand Hands are often broad and strong, with slightly knotted fingers. Fingertips "fan out" in the form of a spatula. The fingertip is often wider than the first phalange (the section at the base of the finger). Broad nails ...
Nathaniel Altman, 2004
7
King: The Social Archaeology of a Late Mississippian Town in ...
coming from Burial 234 are 23 points, three bifacial blades, one spatulate celt, one iron sword, and one stone pipe. Spatulate celts are known from a number of sites across the Southeast (Brain and Phillips 1996; Lewis and Kneberg Lewis ...
David Hally, 2008
8
Language Of The Hand
The spatulate hand is so-called not only because the tip of each finger resembles the spatula which chemists use in mortars, but also because the palm, instead of having the squareness of the preceding type, is either unusually broad at the ...
Cheiro, 1931
9
Cheiro's Language of the Hand
THE spatulate hand is so called not only because the tip of oach finger resembles the spatula that chemists use in mortars, but also because the ]»alni, instead of having the squareness of the preceding, type, i.* either unusually broad at- the ...
Cheiro, 1998
10
Witch School Second Degree: Lessons in the Correllian Tradition
Shape There are four basic hand shapes: conical, spatulate, pointed, and square . These cor- respond to the four elements: the conical being air, the spatulate fire, the pointed water, and the square earth. In addition, there is also a mixed hand, ...
Donald Lewis-Highcorrell, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SPATULATE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term spatulate is used in the context of the following news items.
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Handprints of Hitler, Mussolini, and FDR, Analyzed by a Palm …
The spatulate hand of FDR, Ranald wrote, belonged to a person of "advanced and liberal views." The president was "social-minded," "of sanguinary ... «Slate Magazine, Mar 15»
2
Field Report: The International UFO Congress IUFOC 2015
Thus, it turned as three black, spatulate objects in total drew yen. The range was reached and existed in three fingers, that is, yen of three degrees in the angle. «Syracuse New Times, Feb 15»
3
Luna Moths Use Their Super-Long Tails To Trick Predatory Bats …
"Using a robust phylogeny, we find that long spatulate tails have independently evolved four times in saturniid moths, further supporting the selective advantage ... «Headlines & Global News, Feb 15»
4
Black-faced spoonbills reach all time high: eco chief
Spoonbills are large water birds with dorso-ventrally flattened, spatulate bills. Confined to the coastal areas of Asia, the black-faced spoonbill population in a ... «Macau News, Feb 15»
5
Recipe for success: the Kenyan diet of maize and sukuma wiki
As we spoke, the smoke rose from their cooking fire with ugali, the Kenyan maize staple, simmering, stirred and spread round the pot with a mweki, a spatulate ... «Herald Scotland, Jul 14»
6
How Much Would You Pay For Babe Ruth's Old Pants?
The report concludes that the “spatulate shape of his hand and finger tips probably account for his restless energy.” Furthermore, his widely space fingers shows ... «Forbes, Jul 14»
7
Nature Studies: Fingers crossed, we'll have rare Asian Sandpipers …
... critically-endangered wader, which is doubly notable: it is the only sandpiper with a spatulate bill, giving it a faintly comic air, and it has dropped in numbers by ... «The Independent, Apr 14»
8
Six New Dracula Ants Discovered in Madagascar
Mystrium species have unique features such as long, spatulate mandibles that snap together; wingless queens that in some undetermined species are even ... «Entomology Today, Apr 14»
9
Scientists Discover Six New Dracula Ants From Madagascar
Mystrium species have unique features such as long, spatulate mandibles that snap together (Gronenberg et al. 1998); wingless queens that in some ... «RedOrbit, Mar 14»
10
Six new Dracula ants from Madagascar: Minor workers become …
Mystrium species have unique features such as long, spatulate mandibles that snap together (Gronenberg et al. 1998); wingless queens that in some ... «Phys.Org, Mar 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Spatulate [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/spatulate>. Dec 2019 ».
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