bicyclical

bicyclic

[bahy-sahy-klik, -sik-lik]
adjective
1.
consisting of or having two cycles or circles.
2.
Botany. in two whorls, as the stamens of a flower.
3.
pertaining to or resembling a bicycle.
Also, bicyclical.


Origin:
1875–80; bi-1 + cyclic

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bicyclic or bicyclical (baɪˈsaɪklɪk, -ˈsɪklɪk)
 
adj
1.  of, forming, or formed by two circles, cycles, etc
2.  (of stamens, petals, etc) arranged in two whorls
3.  (of a chemical compound) having atoms arranged in two rings fused together with at least two atoms common to each ring: naphthalene is bicyclic
 
bicyclical or bicyclical
 
adj

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bicyclic   (bī-sī'klĭk, -sĭk'lĭk)  Pronunciation Key 
  1. Relating to a compound having two closed rings. Naphthalene is a bicyclic compound.

  2. Composed of or arranged in two distinct whorls, as the petals of a flower.


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