cycling

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsaɪk(ə)lɪŋ/
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  • Hyphenation: cy‧cling

Verb[edit]

cycling

  1. present participle of cycle

Noun[edit]

cycling (countable and uncountable, plural cyclings)

  1. (uncountable) The activity of riding cycles, especially bicycles (for transport, sport, physical exercise, recreation, tourism...)
    Synonym: biking
  2. (uncountable) The sport of riding and racing cycles, especially bicycles.
    In all my years as a cycling fan, I've never seen a breakaway like this.
    Synonym: cycle sport, Synonym: race cycling
  3. (countable) Any cyclic action or process
    Synonym: (rare) cyclism

Translations[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cycling (not comparable)

  1. That undergoes a cyclic motion or process

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