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pendular

[pen-juh-ler, pen-duh-]
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adjective
  1. of or relating to a pendulum.
  2. of or resembling the motion of a pendulum: a pendular vibration.

Origin of pendular

First recorded in 1875–80; pendul(um) + -ar1
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Word Origin and History for pendular

adj.

1734, from French pendulaire, from pendule, from pendre (see pendant).

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