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acuminate

a·cu·mi·nate

acuminate

 
pronunciation:
kyu mih neIt
parts of speech:
adjective, transitive verb
part of speech: adjective
definition: tapering to a sharp point, as a leaf or claw; pointed.
similar words:
acute, pointed
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: acuminated, acuminates, acuminating
definition: to make sharp or pointed, as by tapering.
derivation: acumination (n.)