a brand name for an acrylic fiber used in textiles, characterized chiefly by softness, strength, and wrinkle-resistant properties.
trademark an acrylic fibre or fabric, characterized by strength, softness, and crease-resistance and used for clothing, upholstery, carpets, etc
caustic, stinging, or bitter in nature, speech, behavior, etc.: an acrimonious answer; an acrimonious dispute. historical examples “tell it to whom you like, my good man,” replied brigitte, acrimoniously. the lesser bourgeoisie honore de balzac i do not mean to intimate that the subject absolutely and acrimoniously annoyed our hero. miss ravenel’s conversion from secession […]
any of various microfossils, of unknown biological affinities, having a central cavity enclosed by a wall of chiefly organic composition.
not . medicine/medical. (of a disease) not showing a crisis. acritical a·crit·i·cal (ā-krĭt’ĭ-kəl, ə-krĭt’-) adj. not critical; not marked by crisis. indeterminate, especially concerning prognosis.
acrm american congress of rehabilitation medicine
a combining form with the meanings “height,” “tip end,” “extremities of the body,” used in the formation of compound words: acrophobia. historical examples acro’s has been overlaid by other commentators until the ident-ty of his work is lost. horace and his influence grant showerman combining form denoting something at a height, summit, top, tip, beginning, […]