Found 3 items, similar to critical.
English → Indonesian
akut, gawat, genting
English → English
adj 1: marked by a tendency to find and call attention to errors
and flaws; “a critical attitude”
2: at or of a point at which a property or phenomenon suffers
an abrupt change especially having enough mass to sustain
a chain reaction; “a critical temperature of water is 100
degrees C--its boiling point at standard atmospheric
; “critical mass”
; “go critical”
3: characterized by careful evaluation and judgment; “a
; “a critical dissertation”
; “a critical
analysis of Melville's writings”
4: urgently needed; absolutely necessary; “a critical element
of the plan”
; “critical medical supplies”
; “vital for a
; “of vital interest”
5: forming or having the nature of a turning point or crisis;
“a critical point in the campaign”
; “the critical test”
6: being in or verging on a state of crisis or emergency; “a
critical shortage of food”
; “a critical illness”
illness at the critical stage”
7: of or involving or characteristic of critics or criticism;
English → English
(kr[i^]t"[i^]*kal), a. [See Critic
1. Qualified to criticise, or pass judgment upon, literary or
It is submitted to the judgment of more critical
ears to direct and determine what is graceful and
what is not. --Holder.
2. Pertaining to criticism or the critic's art; of the nature
of a criticism; accurate; as, critical knowledge; a
3. Inclined to make nice distinctions, or to exercise careful
judgment and selection; exact; nicely judicious.
Virgil was so critical in the rites of religion,
that he would never have brought in such prayers as
these, if they had not been agreeable to the Roman
4. Inclined to criticise or find fault; fastidious; captious;
O gentle lady, do not put me to 't,
For I am nothing, if not critical. --Shak.
5. Characterized by thoroughness and a reference to
principles, as becomes a critic; as, a critical analysis
of a subject.
6. [See Crisis
.] Pertaining to, or indicating, a crisis,
turning point, or specially important juncture; important
as regards consequences; hence, of doubtful issue;
attended with risk; dangerous; as, the critical stage of a
fever; a critical situation.
Our circumstances are indeed critical. --Burke.
The small moment, the exact point, the critical
minute, on which every good work so much depends.
(Optics), that angle of incidence of a
luminous ray at which it is wholly reflected, and no
portion of it transmitted. The sine of this angle is the
reciprocal of the refractive index of the medium.
, the metaphysical system of Kant; -- so
called from his most important work, the “Critique of