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Critically
Critically Crit"ic*al*ly, adv. 1. In a critical manner; with nice discernment; accurately; exactly. Critically to discern good writers from bad. --Dryden. 2. At a crisis; at a critical time; in a situation, place, or condition of decisive consequence; as, a fortification critically situated. Coming critically the night before the session. --Bp. Burnet.
Criticalness
Criticalness Crit"ic*al*ness, n. 1. The state or quality of being critical, or of occurring at a critical time. 2. Accuracy in examination or decision; exactness.
Diacritical
Diacritic Di`a*crit"ic, Diacritical Di`a*crit"ic*al, a. [Gr. ?, fr. ? to separate, distinguish; dia` through + ? to separate. See Critic.] That separates or distinguishes; -- applied to points or marks used to distinguish letters of similar form, or different sounds of the same letter, as, [=a], [a^], ["a], [=o], [o^], etc. ``Diacritical points.' --Sir W. Jones. A glance at this typography will reveal great difficulties, which diacritical marks necessarily throw in the way of both printer and writer. --A. J. Ellis.
Hypercritical
Hypercritical Hy`per*crit"ic*al, a. 1. Over critical; unreasonably or unjustly critical; carping; captious. ``Hypercritical readers.' --Swift. 2. Excessively nice or exact. --Evelyn.
Hypercritically
Hypercritically Hy`per*crit"ic*al*ly, adv. In a hypercritical manner.
Hypocritical
Hypocritical Hyp`o*crit"ic*al, a. [Gr. ?: cf. F. hypocritique.] Of or pertaining to a hypocrite, or to hypocrisy; as, a hypocriticalperson; a hypocritical look; a hypocritical action. Hypocritical professions of friendship and of pacific intentions were not spared. --Macaulay. -- Hyp`o*crit"ic*al*ly, adv.
Hypocritically
Hypocritical Hyp`o*crit"ic*al, a. [Gr. ?: cf. F. hypocritique.] Of or pertaining to a hypocrite, or to hypocrisy; as, a hypocriticalperson; a hypocritical look; a hypocritical action. Hypocritical professions of friendship and of pacific intentions were not spared. --Macaulay. -- Hyp`o*crit"ic*al*ly, adv.
Oneirocritical
Oneirocritic O*nei`ro*crit`ic, Oneirocritical O*nei`ro*crit`ic*al, a. [Gr. ?; ? a dream + ? critical, fr. ? to discern.] Of or pertaining to the interpretation of dreams. --Addison.

Meaning of Critical from wikipedia

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- In nuclear engineering, prompt criticality is said to be reached during a nuclear fission event if one or more of the immediate or prompt neutrons released...
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