Definitions

Sorry, no definitions found.

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • When she looked up the flycycle was a dwindling dumbbell shape.

    Ringworld

  • In a great floating prison he hung head down from his burned-out flycycle, ninety feet above a hard floor strewn with the bones of earlier captives.

    The Ringworld Engineers

  • Beneath the diverging silver speck of Speaker's flycycle, a bright spot showed on the cloud cover ... as if a spotlight followed Speaker from below.

    Ringworld

  • He was head down, with two crash balloons and the flycycle between him and the ceiling.

    Ringworld

  • The flycycle was upside down, and so was the puppeteer, held by seat webbing rather than crash balloons.

    Ringworld

  • He mounted his flycycle and looked about him, wondering if he had forgotten anything.

    Ringworld

  • Use it to climb over the flycycle until you are balanced on top.

    Ringworld

  • They were passing into the dark interior when Speaker's flycycle, which had been edging closer to Louis's, quietly turned over.

    Ringworld

  • There was a speck of ... something down there, something that might conceivably have been a flycycle, if anyone were stupid enough to dive a flycycle into a maelstrom merely to get a closer look at a puncture hole into outer space.

    Ringworld

  • Suddenly the puppeteer's flycycle was floating upward.

    Ringworld

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.