Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun ciliate

1 sense of ciliate

Sense 1
ciliate, ciliated protozoan, ciliophoran -- (a protozoan with a microscopic appendage extending from the surface of the cell)
       => protozoan, protozoon -- (any of diverse minute acellular or unicellular organisms usually nonphotosynthetic)

Antonyms of adj ciliate

1 of 3 senses of ciliate

Sense 3
ciliate, ciliated -- (having a margin or fringe of hairlike projections)

INDIRECT (VIA rough) -> smooth -- (of the margin of a leaf shape; not broken up into teeth)

Similarity of adj ciliate

3 senses of ciliate

Sense 1
ciliary, ciliate, cilial -- (of or relating to cilia projecting from the surface of a cell)

Sense 2
ciliary, ciliate -- (of or relating to the human eyelash)

Sense 3
ciliate, ciliated -- (having a margin or fringe of hairlike projections)
       => rough (vs. smooth) -- (of the margin of a leaf shape; having the edge cut or fringed or scalloped)

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