Definition of Epicyclical

1. Adjective. Of or relating to an epicycle. "Epicyclic gear train"

Exact synonyms: Epicyclic
Partainyms: Epicycle, Epicycle
Derivative terms: Epicycle, Epicycle



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Epicyclical

epicurize
epicurized
epicurizes
epicurizing
epicutaneous
epicutaneously
epicuticle
epicuticles
epicuticular
epicycle
epicycles
epicyclic
epicyclic gear
epicyclic gear train
epicyclic train
epicyclical (current term)
epicycloid
epicycloidal
epicycloids
epicystitis
epicyte
epicœnes
epideictic
epideictically
epidemic
epidemic benign dry pleurisy
epidemic cerebrospinal meningitis
epidemic cholera
epidemic curve
epidemic diaphragmatic pleurisy

Literary usage of Epicyclical

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1. History of the Inductive Sciences from the Earliest to the Present Time by William Whewell (1859)
"The epicyclical Hypothesis was found capable of accommodating itself to such new discoveries. These new inequalities could be represented by new ..."

2. History of the Inductive Sciences from the Earliest to the Present Time by William Whewell (1857)
"The epicyclical Hypothesis was found capable of accommodating itself to such new discoveries. These new inequalities could be represented by new ..."

3. A System of Mechanical Philosophy by John Robison, James Watt (1822)
"It is needless to say any more of this epicyclical doctrine and machinery. 135. But the other mode of conceiving the planetary motions, while it equally ..."

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