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u·ni·cy·cle

 (yo͞o′nĭ-sī′kəl)
n.
1. A vehicle typically consisting of a saddle mounted over a single wheel and propelled by pedals.
2. Any of various other single-wheeled vehicles.

[uni- + -cycle, perhaps on the model of bicycle.]

u′ni·cy′clist n.
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unicycle

(ˈjuːnɪˌsaɪkəl)
n
(Automotive Engineering) a one-wheeled vehicle driven by pedals, esp one used in a circus, etc. Also called: monocycle
[from uni- + cycle, on the model of tricycle]
ˈuniˌcyclist n
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u•ni•cy•cle

(ˈyu nəˌsaɪ kəl)

n., v. -cled, -cling. n.
1. a vehicle with one wheel, esp. a pedal-driven device kept upright and steered by body balance.
v.i.
2. to ride a unicycle.
[1865–70, Amer.]
u′ni•cy`clist, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.unicycle - a vehicle with a single wheel that is driven by pedalsunicycle - a vehicle with a single wheel that is driven by pedals
wheeled vehicle - a vehicle that moves on wheels and usually has a container for transporting things or people; "the oldest known wheeled vehicles were found in Sumer and Syria and date from around 3500 BC"
Verb1.unicycle - ride a unicycle
bicycle, bike, pedal, wheel, cycle - ride a bicycle
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Translations

unicycle

[ˈjuːnɪˌsaɪkl] Nmonociclo m
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unicycle

nEinrad nt
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