Crossword clues for acuate
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Acuate \Ac"u*ate\, v. t. [L. acus needle.]
To sharpen; to make pungent; to quicken. [Obs.] ``[To] acuate
Acuate \Ac"u*ate\, a. Sharpened; sharp-pointed.
sharpen; sharp-pointed. v
(context obsolete transitive English) To sharpen; to make pungent; to quicken.
Usage examples of "acuate".
If the fan-belt continued a full revolution after the motor stopped, it would still acuate the timing-mechanism, and cause the bomb to explode.