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 (sĭk′lĭk, sī′klĭk) or cyc·li·cal (sĭk′lĭ-kəl, sī′klĭ-kəl)
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.


the property or characteristic of being cyclical
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Saavedra noted the expected cyclicality of the construction segment, which had brought about the year-on-year decline in profit in the first quarter.
This article provides evidence on the relation among financial constraints, competition, and the cyclicality of markups.
The Austrian school is gaining increasing prominence in the discipline, and if this trend is to continue (something I sincerely hope for) there is no excuse for MacKenzie (2010) to present an article on wage cyclicality that so conspicuously neglects three decades of research on the subject.
ABSTRACT We document a large increase in the cyclicality of the incomes of high-income households, coinciding with the rise in their share of aggregate income.
Emphasizing the importance of the future wages to be paid in the long-term employment relationships, Kudlyak (2007) estimates the cyclicality of the user cost of labor, which is the difference between the expected present discounted value of wages paid to a worker hired in the current period and the value paid to a worker hired the following period.
The rating reflects the company's weak financial risk profile and exposure to risks relating to cyclicality in the steel industry.
Using data from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics, the author examines the cyclicality of wages within employer-employee matches for the years 1970-91.
Evidence shows that men's employment is more procyclical than women's and that men's overrepresentation in highly volatile industries more than accounts for the gender gap in employment cyclicality (JEL J16, J69)
In a spatial allocation model with multiproduct firms, the relation between new product introductions and industry-aggregate demand is studied along with the implications on the cyclicality of price markups.
Producers of commodity chemicals have long been plagued by cyclicality, which causes huge swings in prices and thus in operating margins.
Describing his firm's strategy with respect to the institutional investor market, Carey said "The goal with all of our funds, whether for institutional or individual investors, is dependable, rising cash flow, protection from real estate cyclicality and increasing investment value through a portfolio of high quality properties diversified across tenant, location and industry.