cyclotorsion etymology

English word cyclotorsion comes from English torsion, English cyclo-

Detailed word origin of cyclotorsion

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
torsion English (eng) (mechanics) That force with which a thread, wire, or rod of any material, returns, or tends to return, to a state of rest after it has been twisted; torsibility.. The act of turning or twisting, or the state of being twisted; the twisting or wrenching of a body by the exertion of a lateral force tending to turn one end or part of it about a longitudinal axis, while the other is held fast or [...]
cyclo- English (eng) (chemistry) a cyclic compound. (meteorology) cyclone. Circle. Cycle.
cyclotorsion English (eng) The degree of rotation of an eye around its visual axis.

Words with the same origin as cyclotorsion

Descendants of cyclo-
bombogenesis cycloalkene cycloallyl cyclocondensation cyclodehydrogenation cyclogenesis cyclohexaphane cyclohexylallene cyclohexylbenzene cycloid cyclolysis cyclomaltodextrin cyclomaltohexaose cyclomancy cyclometallation cyclonaphthylene cyclopentapeptide cyclopolymerization cyclopyrrolone cyclostratigraphy cyclotron hexamethylcyclotrisiloxane methylenecyclopropane tetracyclo