(Cy*clop"ic) a. [Gr. fr. .] Pertaining to the Cyclops; Cyclopean.

(Cy"clops) n. sing. & pl. [L. Cyclops, Gr. Ky`klwps (strictly round- eyed), pl. Ky`klwpes; ky`klos circle + 'w`ps eye.]

1. (Gr. Myth.) One of a race of giants, sons of Neptune and Amphitrite, having but one eye, and that in the middle of the forehead. They were fabled to inhabit Sicily, and to assist in the workshops of Vulcan, under Mt. Etna.

Pope, in his translation of the "Odyssey," uniformly spells this word Cyclop, when used in the singular.

2. (Zoöl.) A genus of minute Entomostraca, found both in fresh and salt water. See Copepoda.

3. A portable forge, used by tinkers, etc.

(Cy`clo*ra"ma) n. [Cyclo- + Gr. "o`rama sight, spectacle.] A pictorial view which is extended circularly, so that the spectator is surrounded by the objects represented as by things in nature. The realistic effect is increased by putting, in the space between the spectator and the picture, things adapted to the scene represented, and in some places only parts of these objects, the completion of them being carried out pictorially.

(Cy"clo*scope) n. [Cyclo- + -scope.] A machine for measuring at any moment velocity of rotation, as of a wheel of a steam engine. Knight.

(||Cy*clo"sis) n. [NL., fr. Gr. ky`klwsis circulation, from kykloy^n. See Cyclone.] (Bot.) The circulation or movement of protoplasmic granules within a living vegetable cell.

(||Cy`clo*stom"a*ta) Cyclostoma
(||Cy*clos"to*ma) n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ky`klos circle + sto`ma, -atos mouth.] (Zoöl.) A division of Bryozoa, in which the cells have circular apertures.

(Cy"clo*stome) Cyclostomous
(Cy*clos"to*mous) (s?-kl?s"t?-m?s), a. (Zoöl.) Pertaining to the Cyclostomi.

(||Cy*clos"to*mi) n. pl. [NL. See Cyclostomata.] (Zoöl.) A glass of fishes having a suckerlike mouth, without jaws, as the lamprey; the Marsipobranchii.

(Cy`clo*sty"lar) a. [Cyclo- + Gr. sty^los column.] Relating to a structure composed of a circular range of columns, without a core or building within. Weale.

(Cy"clo*style) n. [Cyclo + style.] A contrivance for producing manifold copies of writing or drawing. The writing or drawing is done with a style carrying a small wheel at the end which makes minute punctures in the paper, thus converting it into a stencil. Copies are transferred with an inked roller.

(Cy"der) n. See Cider. [Archaic]

(Cy*do"nin) n. (Chem.) A peculiar mucilaginous substance extracted from the seeds of the quince and regarded as a variety of amylose.

(Cyg"net) n. [Dim. of F. cygne swan, L. cycnus. cygnus, fr. Gr. ky`klos: but F. cygne seems to be an etymological spelling of OF. cisne, fr. LL. cecinus, cicinus, perh. ultimately also fr. Gr. ky`klos.] (Zoöl.) A young swan. Shak.

(Cyg"nus) n. [L., a swan.] (Astron.) A constellation of the northern hemisphere east of, or following, Lyra; the Swan.

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