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recumbent

1. (of a part or organ) leaning or resting against another organ or the ground
2. (of a fold in a rock formation) in which the axial plane is nearly horizontal

recumbent

[ri′kəm·bənt]
(botany)
Of or pertaining to a plant or plant part that tends to rest on the surface of the soil.
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The volume describes and interprets some of the most spectacular megalithic structures in Europe: the recumbent stone circles of northeast Scotland.
Had recumbents not been banned, Lance Armstrong would have raced the Tour de France on a recumbent and so would all the other racers.
Recumbent bikes and Powered Parachutes attract similar age groups, mainly the adventuresome baby boomers, Baxter said.
In a certain recumbent position, you can actually pedal for a longer time and with more power [than on an upright bike], because it's a more efficient hip and knee angle," says Too.
A friend in Lancaster rekindled my interest in recumbent bicycles.
His professional business fraternity, Delta Sigma Pi, helped him raise money to buy a custom-built, 36-speed, three-wheel recumbent bike (Pete talks about his recumbent bike).
The scooter, the tandem and the recumbent have been around for as long as the standard bicycle itself but faded from the mainstream at one time or another.
For 110 miles over two days, participants on hand cycles, recumbents and bicycles ride side-by-side through large and small communities, along scenic country lanes in this fully supported ride.
I have been riding recumbents for 23 years," she said.
The ride includes 20 disabled veterans from all services, who will ride bicycles, hand cycles and recumbents on their nearly 4,000 mile cross-country journey through 14 states.
These youth learn in our 5,000-square-foot manufacturing facility and participate in all aspects of producing the bicycles, tricycles, recumbents and rain gear that we ship throughout the United States.