peristrephic /per-i-strefˈik/
Moving round, revolving, rotatory
ORIGIN: Irregularly formed from Gr peristrephein to whirl, from peri around, and strephein to turn

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Peristrephic — Per i*streph ic, a. [Gr. ? to turn round.] Turning around; rotatory; revolving; as, a peristrephic painting (of a panorama). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Moving panorama — 1848 illustration of a moving panorama designed by John Banvard The moving panorama was a relative, more in concept than design, to panoramic painting, but proved to be more durable than its fixed and immense cousin. The word “panorama” is… …   Wikipedia

  • Frederick William Beechey — (* 17. Februar 1796 in London; † 29. November 1856 ebenda) war ein britischer Seeoffizier, Polarforscher, Politiker und Geograph. Leben Frederick William Be …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Бичи, Фредерик Уильям — У этого термина существуют и другие значения, см. Бичи. Бичи, Фредерик Уильям англ. Frederick William Beechey …   Википедия