acute sound

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  • Acute — A*cute , v. t. To give an acute sound to; as, he acutes his rising inflection too much. [R.] Walker. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • acute — 1. adjective /əˈkjuːt/ a) Urgent. His need for medical attention was acute. b) sensitive She had an acute sense of honor. Syn: pressing, urgent, emergent …   Wiktionary

  • Acute pericarditis — is an inflammation of the sac surrounding the heart the pericardium usually lasting < 6 weeks. It is by far the most common condition affecting the pericardium. CausesAccording to a recent article cite journal | author= Maisch B, Ristic AD |… …   Wikipedia

  • Acute — A*cute , a. [L. acutus, p. p. of acuere to sharpen, fr. a root ak to be sharp. Cf. {Ague}, {Cute}, {Edge}.] 1. Sharp at the end; ending in a sharp point; pointed; opposed to {blunt} or {obtuse}; as, an acute angle; an acute leaf. [1913 Webster] 2 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Acute angle — Acute A*cute , a. [L. acutus, p. p. of acuere to sharpen, fr. a root ak to be sharp. Cf. {Ague}, {Cute}, {Edge}.] 1. Sharp at the end; ending in a sharp point; pointed; opposed to {blunt} or {obtuse}; as, an acute angle; an acute leaf. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • acute accent — n. a mark (´) used to indicate a) the quality or length of a vowel, as in French idée b) primary stress, as in Spanish olé c) any stress on a spoken sound or syllable, as in the scanning of verse * * * …   Universalium

  • acute accent — ► NOUN ▪ a mark (´) placed over certain letters in some languages to indicate a feature such as altered sound quality (e.g. in fiancée) …   English terms dictionary

  • acute accent — n. a mark (´) used to indicate a) the quality or length of a vowel, as in French idée b) primary stress, as in Spanish olé c) any stress on a spoken sound or syllable, as in the scanning of verse …   English World dictionary

  • Acute accent — The acute accent ( Unicode|´ ) is a diacritic mark used in many modern written languages with alphabets based on the Latin, Cyrillic alphabet and Greek scripts.HistoryAn early precursor of the acute accent was the apex, used in Latin inscriptions …   Wikipedia

  • Sound Shore Medical Center of Westchester — Infobox Hospital Name = Org/Group = Caption = map type = latitude = longitude = |center Logo Size = 300px Location = New Rochelle Region = State = New York Country = United States Coordinates = HealthCare = not for profit Type = primary, acute,… …   Wikipedia

  • acute — /əˈkjut / (say uh kyooht) adjective 1. sharp at the end; ending in a point (opposed to blunt or obtuse). 2. sharp in effect; intense; poignant: acute sorrow. 3. severe; crucial: an acute shortage. 4. brief and severe, as disease (opposed to… …   Australian English dictionary

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