Telodynamic
Telodynamic Tel`o*dy*nam"ic, a. [Gr. ? far + E. dynamic.] Relating to a system for transmitting power to a distance by means of swiftly moving ropes or cables driving grooved pulleys of large diameter. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • telodynamic — [tel΄ō dī nam′ik] adj. [ TELO 1 + DYNAMIC] of or for the transmission of mechanical power to a distance by cables and pulleys …   English World dictionary

  • telodynamic — /tel oh duy nam ik, tee loh /, adj. pertaining to the transmission of mechanical power over considerable distances, as by means of endless cables on pulleys. [1865 70; TELO 1 + DYNAMIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • telodynamic — telo·dynamic …   English syllables

  • telodynamic — /ˌtɛloʊdaɪˈnæmɪk/ (say .telohduy namik) adjective relating to the transmission of power over considerable distances, as by means of endless wire ropes on pulleys. {telo 1 + dynamic} …   Australian English dictionary

  • telodynamic —   a. pertaining to transmission of power to a distance …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • telodynamic — |tēlō, |telō+ adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary tel (I) + dynamic : relating to the transmission of power to a distance especially by a system of ropes or cables and pulleys …   Useful english dictionary

  • telo- — 1 var. of tele 1: telodynamic. telo 2 var. of tele 2: telophase. * * * …   Universalium

  • telo- — I. variant of tele 1 (def. 1), as in telodynamic. II. variant of tele 2, as in telophase …   Australian English dictionary

  • telo- — 1 [tel′ə, tel′ō] combining form TELE [telodynamic] telo 2 [tel′ə, tel′ō] [< Gr telos, an end, completion, orig. prob. “turning point” < IE base * kwel , to turn > WHEEL] combining form end [telophase] …   English World dictionary

  • tel- — I. combining form or tele also telo Etymology: New Latin, from Greek tēl , tēle far, far off, distant, from tēle more at pale 1 …   Useful english dictionary

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