pendular

adjective
pen·​du·​lar | \ ˈpen-jə-lər , ˈpen-dyə-, -də-\

Definition of pendular

: being or resembling the movement of a pendulum

Examples of pendular in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web

Our pendular system already offers a way to apply small amounts of pressure with one foot for resulting tiny adjustments. Lee Hutchinson, Ars Technica, "Thrustmaster TPR: The best flight sim pedals you can buy in a store like a normal person," 23 Sep. 2018

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'pendular.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of pendular

1759, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about pendular

Dictionary Entries near pendular

pendragon

pends

pendulant

pendular

pendulate

pendulation

pendule

Statistics for pendular

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for pendular

The first known use of pendular was in 1759

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for pendular

pendular

adjective
pen·​du·​lar | \ ˈpen-jə-lər, ˈpen-d(y)ə- \

Medical Definition of pendular

: characterized by or being regular rhythmic movement especially from side to side

Comments on pendular

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

WORD OF THE DAY

irregularly rounded

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

What did you just call me?! A Quiz

  • rows-of-various-emoji
  • If a member of the audience describes your speech as bombastic, does that person mean it is:
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

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!