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cyc·lic

 (sĭk′lĭk, sī′klĭk) or cyc·li·cal (sĭk′lĭ-kəl, sī′klĭ-kəl)
adj.
1.
a. Of, relating to, or characterized by cycles: a cyclic pattern of weather changes.
b. Recurring or moving in cycles: cyclical history.
2. Chemistry Of or relating to compounds having atoms arranged in a ring or closed-chain structure.
3. Botany
a. Having parts arranged in a whorl.
b. Forming a whorl.

cy′cli·cal′i·ty (sĭk′lə-kăl′ĭ-tē, sī′klə-) n.
cy′cli·cal·ly adv.

cyclic

(ˈsaɪklɪk; ˈsɪklɪk) or

cyclical

adj
1. recurring or revolving in cycles
2. (Chemistry) (of an organic compound) containing a closed saturated or unsaturated ring of atoms. See also heterocyclic, homocyclic
3. (Botany) botany
a. arranged in whorls: cyclic petals.
b. having parts arranged in this way: cyclic flowers.
4. (Music, other) music of or relating to a musical form consisting of several movements sharing thematic material
5. (Mathematics) geometry (of a polygon) having vertices that lie on a circle
6. (Grammar) (in generative grammar) denoting one of a set of transformational rules all of which must apply to a clause before any one of them applies to any clause in which the first clause is embedded
ˈcyclically, ˈcyclicly adv

cy•clic

(ˈsaɪ klɪk, ˈsɪk lɪk)

adj.
1. revolving or recurring in cycles; characterized by recurrence in cycles.
2. of, pertaining to, or being a cycle.
3. of or pertaining to a chemical compound containing a closed chain or ring of atoms.
4.
a. pertaining to an algebraic system in which all the elements of a group are powers of one element.
b. (of a set of elements) arranged as if on a circle, so that the first element follows the last.
[1785–95; < Latin < Greek]
cy•clic′i•ty (-ˈklɪs ɪ ti) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.cyclic - conforming to the Carnot cycle
thermodynamics - the branch of physics concerned with the conversion of different forms of energy
2.cyclic - forming a whorl or having parts arranged in a whorl; "cyclic petals"; "cyclic flowers"
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
acyclic - not cyclic; especially having parts arranged in spirals rather than whorls
3.cyclic - of a compound having atoms arranged in a ring structure
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
open-chain, acyclic - having an open chain structure
4.cyclic - recurring in cycles
noncyclic, noncyclical - not cyclic
5.cyclic - marked by repeated cycles
periodic, periodical - happening or recurring at regular intervals; "the periodic appearance of the seventeen-year locust"

cyclic

adjective
Happening or appearing at regular intervals:
Translations
دَوْري
cyklický
cyklisk
ciklikuskörkörös
hring-; síendurtekinn
cyklický
çevrimseldönemsel

cyclic

[ˈsaɪklɪk] cyclical [ˈsaɪklɪkəl] ADJcíclico

cyclic

[ˈsɪklɪk ˈsaɪklɪk] adjcyclique

cyclic(al)

adjzyklisch; (Elec) → periodisch

cyclic

[ˈsaɪklɪk] adjciclico/a

cycle2

(ˈsaikl) noun
1. a number of events happening one after the other in a certain order. the life-cycle of the butterfly.
2. a series of poems, songs etc written about one main event etc. a song cycle.
3. (of alternating current, radio waves etc) one complete series of changes in a regularly varying supply, signal etc.
ˈcyclic adjective
ˈcyclically adverb

cy·clic

, cyclical
a. cíclico-a, que ocurre en períodos o ciclos.

cyclic, cyclical

adj cíclico
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