a. having a handle. ansate cross, ankh. ansation, n. handlemaking.

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  • ansate — [an′sāt΄] adj. [L ansatus < ansa, a handle < IE * ansā, noose > Ger öse, eyelet] having a handle or handlelike part …   English World dictionary

  • ansate — /an sayt/, adj. having a handle or handlelike part. [1890 95; < L ansatus having a handle. See ANSA, ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • ansate — SYN: ansiform. * * * an·sate (anґsāt) [L. ansatus, from ansa handle] having a handle; loop shaped …   Medical dictionary

  • ansate — having a handle or hand like shape Shapes and Resemblance …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • ansate — adj. having a handle or handles, having a part which resembles a handle …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ansate — an·sate …   English syllables

  • ansate — an•sate [[t]ˈæn seɪt[/t]] adj. having a handle or handlelike part • Etymology: 1890–95; < L ansātus=ansa handle + ātus ate …   From formal English to slang

  • ansate — /ˈænseɪt/ (say ansayt) adjective having a handle or handle like part. Also, ansated. {Latin ansātus} …   Australian English dictionary

  • ansate — …   Useful english dictionary

  • ansate cross — n. ANKH …   English World dictionary

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