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acierate

ac·i·er·ate
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [as-ee-uh-reyt]
    • /ˈæs i əˌreɪt/
    • /əsɪˈeəreɪt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [as-ee-uh-reyt]
    • /ˈæs i əˌreɪt/

Definitions of acierate word

  • verb acierate to change (iron) into steel 3
  • verb transitive acierate to change into steel 3
  • verb with object acierate to convert (iron) into steel. 1
  • noun acierate To convert iron into steel, or to coat with a layer of steel by converting only the surface of the iron. 1

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Origin of acierate

First appearance:

before 1865
One of the 28% newest English words
1865-70; < French aciér(er) derivative of acier steel (< Vulgar Latin *aciārium, equivalent to Latin aci(ēs) sharpness + -ārium -ary) + -ate1

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Parts of speech for Acierate

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

acierate popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 51% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 50% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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