Metonic Cycle

Science / Astrology / Metonic Cycle: The nineteen-year cycle named for the Athenian astronomer Meton who discovered (ca. 432) that the new Moon occurs on the same day of the year at approximate nineteen-year intervals.

Other Words for Cycle

Cycle Noun Synonyms: round, rotation, circle, course, series, sequence, run, succession, pattern
Cycle Verb Synonyms: slow, methodical, careful, unhurried, paced, measured, regular, even, steady, sure, unhesitating, unfaltering, confident
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Callippic Cycle

Science / Tides and Currents / Callippic Cycle: A period of four Metonic cycles equal to 76 Julian years, or 27,759 days. Devised by Callippus, a Greek astronomer, about 350 B.C., as a suggested improvement on the Metonic cycle for a period in whic MORE

Lunar Cycle

Science / Tides and Currents / Lunar Cycle: An ambiguous expression which has been applied to various cycles associated with the Moon's motion. See Callippic cycle, Metonic cycle, node cycle, and synodical month. MORE

Motorcycle Assembly

Technology / Motorcycle / Motorcycle Assembly: The putting together of manufactured parts to make a completed motorcycle, or the set of parts so assembled. MORE

Motorcycle

Technology / Motorcycle / Motorcycle: Motorcycles are 2-wheel vehicles patterned after bicycles but with engines and much heavier frames. Early motorcycles were actually bicycles fitted with small internal combustion engines. There was a MORE

Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF)

Technology / Motorcycle / Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF): The Motorcycle Safety Foundation is a US national, not-for-profit organization sponsored by the U.S. manufacturers and distributors of BMW, Ducati, Harley-Davidson, Honda, Kawasaki, KTM , Piaggio/Vesp MORE

Mystery Cycle

Entertainment / Literature / Mystery Cycle: A collection of mystery plays in a single manuscript meant to be performed sequentially. See discusion under mystery play, below. MORE

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