- [ˌmɒnə(ʊ)'sʌɪklɪk, -'sɪk-]adjective1》 Chemistry having one ring of atoms in its molecule.2》 relating to a single cycle of activity.
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monocyclic — [män΄ō sīk′lik] adj. 1. of or forming one cycle, circle, whorl, etc. 2. Chem. containing one ring of atoms in the molecule … English World dictionary
monocyclic — mono·cy·clic .män ō sī klik, sik lik adj containing one ring in the molecular structure <a monocyclic terpene> * * * mono·cy·clic (mon″o sikґlik) ( siґklik) pertaining to one cycle. In chemistry, having a molecular structure… … Medical dictionary
monocyclic — adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1910 containing one ring in the molecular structure … New Collegiate Dictionary
monocyclic — adj. [Gr. monos, one; kyklos, circle] (ECHINODERMATA: Crinoidea) Refers to calyx plates of primitive stalked crinoids having an aboral cycle of 5 plates (basal) and 5 plates (radial) oral to the basal plates … Dictionary of invertebrate zoology
monocyclic — monocycly, n. /mon euh suy klik, sik lik/, adj. 1. having one cycle. 2. Bot. arranged in a single whorl, as the parts of certain flowers. 3. Chem. of or pertaining to a molecular structure containing one ring. [1880 85; MONO + CYCLIC] * * * … Universalium
monocyclic — adjective a) Having a single cycle of development or activity. b) Having a single ring of atoms in the molecule; such as benzene or cyclopropane. See Also … Wiktionary
monocyclic — adj. consisting of one cycle; comprised of one spiral part (Botany); of or pertaining to a molecular structure in the form of one ring (Chemistry) … English contemporary dictionary
monocyclic — mono·cyclic … English syllables
monocyclic — mon•o•cy•clic [[t]ˌmɒn əˈsaɪ klɪk, ˈsɪk lɪk[/t]] adj. 1) having one cycle 2) chem. describing one ring of atoms in a molecule • Etymology: 1880–85 … From formal English to slang
monocyclic — /mɒnoʊˈsaɪklɪk/ (say monoh suyklik) adjective 1. having one cycle. 2. Botany arranged in a single whorl, as the parts of certain flowers … Australian English dictionary