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.

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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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. MORE

Menstrual Cycle

Science / Biology / Menstrual Cycle: The recurring secretion of hormones and associated uterine tissue changes; typically 28 days in length. MORE

Megacycle Per Second (Mc)

Technology / Radar / Megacycle Per Second (Mc): A frequency of one million cycles per second. The equivalent term MEGAHERTZ (MHz) is now coming into more frequent use. 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 Assembly

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

New Werner Motorcycle

Technology / Motorcycle / New Werner Motorcycle: Unveiled at the 1901 Cycle & Motor Show in Paris, the "New Werner" is one of the early motorbikes to have its engine mounted in the lower part of the frame (most motorcycles since then use this engine MORE

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