Dictionary

cyma

noun cy·ma \ˈsī-mə\

Definition of CYMA

1
:  a projecting molding whose profile is an S-shaped curve
2
:  an S-shaped curve formed by the union of a concave line and a convex line

Origin of CYMA

Greek kyma, literally, wave
First Known Use: 1563

Browse

3 ENTRIES FOUND:
Next Word in the Dictionary: cymagraphPrevious Word in the Dictionary: cym-All Words Near: cyma
May 24, 2015
erudite Hear it
learned or pedantic
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears