Definition of Pendular

1. a. Pendulous.



Definition of Pendular

1. Adjective. Characteristic of the motion of a pendulum ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Pendular

1. pendulum [adj] - See also: pendulum

Pendular Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Pendular Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Pendular

pendentive
pendentives
pendently
pendents
pendicle
pendicler
pendiclers
pendicles
pendimethalin
pending
pendragon
pendragons
pendrin
pends
pendula
pendular (current term)
pendular movement
pendular nystagmus
pendulate
pendulated
pendulates
pendulating
penduline
pendulines
pendulosities
pendulosity
pendulous
pendulous heart
pendulous palate

Literary usage of Pendular

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Behavior: An Introduction to Comparative Psychology by John Broadus Watson (1914)
"(a) White light vision.— (6) Response to monochromatic light.—2. Audition.—Grouping of problems.— (1) Response to pendular vibrations. ..."

2. Sound: A Series of Simple, Entertaining, and Inexpensive Experiments in the by Alfred Marshall Mayer (1879)
"We now will show how, from this curve, we may get again the pendular motions which traced it. EXPERIMENT 11.—Get a postal-card and cut in it a narrow slit ..."

3. Bulletin of the Seismological Society of America by Seismological Society of America (1914)
"When a unifilar magnet is subjected to vertical displacements whose period approaches half the natural period of pendular vibration of the magnet, ..."

4. Elementary Mechanics: For Engineering Students by Francis M. Hartmann (1910)
"... CHAPTER IX pendular MOTION ANY body free to vibrate about a fixed axis under the action of gravity is called a pendulum. The period of a pendulum, ..."

5. A Text-book of physiology: For Medical Students and Physicians by William Henry Howell (1915)
"The simple or pendular form of wave is given, for instance, by tuning forks. ... A compound (or non-pendular or non-sinusoidal) wave may have a very great ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Pendular

Search for Pendular on Dictionary.com!Search for Pendular on Thesaurus.com!Search for Pendular on Google!Search for Pendular on Wikipedia!