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- Characterized by, or moving in cycles, or happening at regular intervals.
- The weather had a cyclic pattern of rain and sun.
- 1960 March, “Talking of Trains: N.E. cyclic m.u. workings”, in Trains Illustrated, page 136:
- Our recent article on the York-Knaresborough-Harrogate branch mentioned that the diesel multiple-units covering the passenger service did so in the course of complicated cyclic diagrams.
- (chemistry, of a compound) Having chains of atoms arranged in a ring.
- Benzene and cyclohexane are both cyclic compounds.
- (botany) Having parts arranged in a whorl.
- (mathematics, of a group) Being generated by only one element.
- (geometry, of a polygon) Able to be inscribed in a circle.
characterized by, or moving in cycles
of a compound having chains of atoms arranged in a ring
having parts arranged in a whorl
being generated by only one element
able to be inscribed in a circle
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