epicyclic train

noun

Definition of epicyclic train 

: a train (as of gear wheels) designed to have one or more parts travel around the circumference of another fixed or revolving part

First Known Use of epicyclic train

1869, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about epicyclic train

Share epicyclic train

Dictionary Entries near epicyclic train

Epicurus

epicuticle

epicycle

epicyclic train

epicycloid

Epidaurus

epideictic

Statistics for epicyclic train

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for epicyclic train

The first known use of epicyclic train was in 1869

See more words from the same year

Comments on epicyclic train

What made you want to look up epicyclic train? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

occurring twice a year or every two years

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Food Quiz

How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!