Definition of Polycyclic

1. Adjective. (chemistry) Having two or more rings of atoms in the molecule. ¹



2. Noun. Such a compound ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Polycyclic

1. [adj]

Polycyclic Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Polycyclic

polycotyledons
polycount
polycounts
polycracy
polycrase
polycrases
polycrotic
polycrotism
polycrystal
polycrystalline
polycrystals
polycube
polycubes
polyculture
polycultures
polycyclic (current term)
polycyclic hydrocarbons
polycyclics
polycyesis
polycystic
polycystic disease of kidneys
polycystic kidney
polycystic kidney disease
polycystic ovarian disease
polycystic ovary
polycystid
polycystidea

Literary usage of Polycyclic

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1. Theory and Calculation of Alternating Current Phenomena by Charles Proteus Steinmetz (1916)
"polycyclic systems, with a positive ... the monocyclic systems the zero point is quadruple nodal point; in the polycyclic systems quadruple isolated point. ..."

2. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"No polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons were detected. This is the second steel plant for which we have found increased lung cancer risk in the pouring areas. ..."

3. A Treatise on the Theory of Alternating Currents by Alexander Russell (1906)
"polycyclic distribution. Dykes' system. Arnold's system. polycyclic generator. References. The trans- _ 6. WE shall now consider some of the problems which ..."

4. A Treatise on the Theory of Alternating Currents by Alexander Russell (1906)
"polycyclic distribution. Dykes' system. Arnold's system. polycyclic generator. References. The trans- °. . WE shall now consider some of the problems which ..."

5. Transformers: A Treatise on the Theory, Construction, Design, and Uses of by Hermann Bohle, David Robertson (1911)
"polycyclic Generator giving Flattened Wave. Potentials of polycyclic Mains.—The mean square of two superposed sine quantities of different frequencies taken ..."

6. A Treatise on Hydrodynamics: With Numerous Examples by Alfred Barnard Basset (1888)
"If <f> be a polycyclic velocity potential, the circulation round any closed curve, which does not cut any of the barriers is conse- quen*1 'f the circuit ..."

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