cyclic

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cyclic (comparative more cyclic, superlative most cyclic)

  1. Characterized by, or moving in cycles, or happening at regular intervals
    The weather had a cyclic pattern of rain and sun.
  2. (chemistry) Of a compound having chains of atoms arranged in a ring
    Benzene and cyclohexane are both cyclic compounds.
  3. (botany) Having parts arranged in a whorl
  4. (mathematics, of a group) being generated by only one element
  5. (geometry, of a polygon) able to be inscribed in a circle

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