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Meaning of "spicula" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SPICULA

spicula  [ˈspɪkjʊlə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SPICULA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Spicula 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.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SPICULA


articular
ɑːˈtɪkjʊlə
auricula
ɔːˈrɪkjʊlə
auricular
ɔːˈrɪkjʊlə
Canicula
kəˈnɪkjʊlə
clavicula
kləˈvɪkjʊlə
curricular
kəˈrɪkjʊlə
diverticular
ˌdaɪvəˈtɪkjʊlə
extracurricular
ˌɛkstrəkəˈrɪkjʊlə
follicular
fɒˈlɪkjʊlə
lenticular
lɛnˈtɪkjʊlə
matricula
məˈtrɪkjʊlə
navicular
nəˈvɪkjʊlə
particular
pəˈtɪkjʊlə
perpendicular
ˌpɜːpənˈdɪkjʊlə
spicular
ˈspɪkjʊlə
testicular
tɛsˈtɪkjʊlə
vehicular
vɪˈhɪkjʊlə
ventricular
vɛnˈtrɪkjʊlə
vesicula
vɛˈsɪkjʊlə
vesicular
veˈsɪkjʊlə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SPICULA

spiced
spiceless
spicer
spiceries
spicery
spicier
spiciest
spicilege
spicily
spiciness
spick
spick and span
spick-and-span
spicular
spiculate
spiculated
spiculation
spicule
spiculum
spicy

WORDS THAT END LIKE SPICULA

acicula
bacula
cicatricula
corbicula
cubicula
curricula
cuticula
diverticula
Dracula
febricula
fecula
inocula
lodicula
macula
navicula
reticula
silicula
specula
vincula
Vulpecula

Synonyms and antonyms of spicula in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «spicula» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SPICULA

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The translations of spicula from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «spicula» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

spicula
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

spicula
570 millions of speakers

English

spicula
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

spicula
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

spicula
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

спикула
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

espículas
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

spicula
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

spicules
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Spikula
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Spicula
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

スピキュラ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

spicula
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Spikula
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

spicula
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

spicula
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

स्पिकुला
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

spicula
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

spicula
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Spicula
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

спікули
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

spicula
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

spicula
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

spicula
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

spicula
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

spicula
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of spicula

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SPICULA»

The term «spicula» is normally little used and occupies the 136.684 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SPICULA» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «spicula» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «spicula» 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 spicula

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SPICULA»

Discover the use of spicula in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to spicula and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
A History of British Sponges and Lithophytes
Fig. l, 2, HALrcaoNnam MONTAGUII of the natural size, and its spicula magnified. Fig. 3, HALICHONDILIA rNruumaUuForums, and Fig. 4, Its spicula. PLATE VII. HAucnounam VENTILABBUM of the natural size, with its spicula magnified.
George Johnston, 1842
2
The transactions of the Linnean Society of London
2, 3. Extremities of ditto, showing terminal and connecting fibrous bands. Fig. 4. Extremity of ovarian tube, Cidaris ? Fig. 5. Spicula from ovary of Cidaris iribuloides. Fig. 6. Fringe of spines along the inner border of the intestine of Cidaris grandis ...
Linnean Society (London), 1866
3
Transactions of the Linnean Society
Charter and by-laws of the society in v. 7.
‎1866
4
Canadian journal of industry, science and art
Oeodea, they attain their greatest dimensions as essential spicula of the skeleton , frequently exceeding the eighth of an inch in length. " The greatest known length of spicula occurs in the prehensile ones of Euplec- tella aipergillumand ...
‎1865
5
Transactions of the Linnean Society. - London, Davis 1791-
Spicula from ovary of Cidaris tribuloides. . 6. Fringe of spines along the inner border of the intestine of Cidaris grandis (in situ). Fig. 7. Spines from the mesenteric border of ditto. Fig. 8. Spines from the inner border of ditto. Fig. 'Fig. axis. 10.
‎1866
6
The Canadian Journal of Industry, Science and Art
Geodea, they attain their greatest dimensions as essential spicula of the skeleton , frequently exceeding the eighth of an inch in length. “ The greatest known length of spicula occurs in the prehensile ones of Eupl“. tella aepergillum and ...
‎1865
7
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London
5, 6, & 7 represent immature spicula in progressive stages of development, the apices having hemispherical terminations. Auxiliary Spicula. Beside the spicula essential to the structure of the skeleton there are several other forms of these ...
‎1863
8
The Microscope: Its History, Construction, and Applications
the centre to the circumference, the markings on the outer surface of the gemmule being the ends of the individual spicula. In all the young gemmules the spicula project from the outer margin as so many spines, but in process of growth the ...
Jabez Hogg, 1834
9
History of British animals: exhibiting the descriptive ...
The external surface is crowded with numerous spicula, thick, and bent at one end, tapering to the other; the pores on the inner surface are larger, and the spicula triradiated; besides these two well-marked forms of spicula, there are others ...
John Fleming, 1828
10
The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal: Exhibiting a View ...
species, presented me by Dr Fleming, under the. name: 0C S. pulnerulenta, presents two kinds of spicula, both of which effervesce and dissolve quickly in nitric acid; one of these' forms is a triradiate spiculum with long and very slender rays ...
‎1826

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SPICULA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term spicula is used in the context of the following news items.
1
I cognomi come brand: Francaviglia, Spicola, Corsello, Sinitò
Spicola, nome raro siciliano, dovrebbe derivare dal nome e soprannome medievale “Spicula”, probabilmente portato dal capostipite: ha il significato di ... «SiciliaInformazioni.com, Aug 14»
2
Har du hatt vorter, er det ikke så sannsynlig at du får det igjen
Vorter på penis kalles condylomer og forsvinner ofte av seg selv fordi immunforsvaret ordner opp, mens de lignende spicula glandis, som ikke skyldes virus, må ... «Klikk.no, Feb 14»
3
Fikk verkefinger av vortemiddel
Vorter på penis kalles condylomer og forsvinner ofte av seg selv fordi immunforsvaret ordner opp, mens de lignende spicula glandis, som ikke skyldes virus, må ... «ABC Nyheter, Feb 14»
4
國內第一起冷暈眩海龜救治案例綠蠵龜「卡卡」復原順利海大將擇期野放
一直到2月2日海龜卡卡才開始進食白蝦,並正常下潛,同時第一次排便,曾鉦琮在海龜的糞便中發現有大量的「骨針spicula」,推測卡卡曾吃入大量的海綿,同時也有數 ... «cna.com, Feb 14»
5
Flexible Minerale: Neue Materialien aus der Meerestiefe
Diese Schwämme bestehen aus nadelförmigen Skelettelementen (Spicula), die durch Biomineralisation allmählich aus Kalzit und organischem Kleber ... «Informationsdienst Wissenschaft, Mar 13»
6
Schwammskelett als Vorbild für hochfeste und flexible …
Bei manchen Arten dienen diese sogenannten Spicula obendrein dazu, als Stacheln mögliche Fressfeinde abzuwehren. Jetzt hat ihre Kombination aus Härte ... «Welt der Physik, Mar 13»
7
New species of sisorid catfish described
With the description of P. spicula, five species of Pseudolaguvia are now known from the Surma-Meghna River system (the other four are P. muricata, P. ribeiroi, ... «Practical Fishkeeping, Aug 10»
8
Nupper på penishodet og forstørret testikkel
... bakre del av penishodet og tilgrensende område av den tilbaketrukne forhud finner man mer eller mindre uttalte såkalte penile papler eller spicula glandis. «Lommelegen.no, May 10»
9
Jeg lurer på om det er vanlig og ha prikker på penis og på ballene?
Spicula glandis ses ofte som små knappenålsstore prikker som gjerne samler seg som en krans rundt kanten av penishodet. Spicula glandis er en helt naturlig ... «Ung.no, Jun 09»
10
hvite prikker på penis og hele skaftet, de ligner litt på små kviser....
Mange gutter opplever spicula glandis, knappenålsstore prikker som ofte legger seg som en krans rundt penishodet. Spicula glandis er heller ikke en sykdom, ... «Ung.no, Jun 09»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Spicula [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/spicula>. Aug 2019 ».
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