monocycle

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English[edit]

A monocycle in a parade.

Etymology[edit]

mono- +‎ cycle, thus literally "one wheel."

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Noun[edit]

monocycle (plural monocycles)

Benzene, a representative monocycle.
  1. A unicycle or monowheel; often specifically a unicycle with the rider seated inside the wheel.
  2. (organic chemistry) An aromatic compound containing a single ring.
  3. (communication) The first derivative of a Gaussian, often used as an impulse signal.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

mono- +‎ cycle

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Noun[edit]

monocycle m (plural monocycles)

  1. unicycle (one-wheeled pedaled cycle)

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