a fine variety of asbestos, with delicate, flexible filaments.
any of the fine silky varieties of asbestos
amianthoid am·i·an·thoid (ām’ē-ān’thoid’)
Having a crystalline appearance like asbestos.
of or relating to an amide or amine.
characterized by or showing goodwill; friendly; peaceable: an amicable settlement. Contemporary Examples “It was a very peaceful, amicable, lovely divorce, where my siblings and I had a great, fun, healthy childhood,” he says. Adam Scott on ‘A.C.O.D.,’ Love & Divorce Kevin Fallon October 4, 2013 This dispute did not make for an amicable parting, according […]
characterized by or showing goodwill; friendly; peaceable: an amicable settlement. Historical Examples An appearance of amicability was assumed, and to the old argument they went, baiting the poor author like a bear tied to a stake. Rattlin the Reefer Edward Howard Promptly, inexplicably, with amicability, gratefully it was declined. Ulysses James Joyce adjective characterized by […]
- Amicable number
either of a pair of positive integers in which each member is equal to the sum of the submultiples of the other, as 220 and 284.