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polycycle (plural polycycles)
- (mathematics) A planar countably locally-finite graph in which all interior vertices have the maximum vertex degree and all interior faces are polygons with the same number of faces.
2004, Normal Forms, Bifurcations and Finiteness Problems in Differential Equations:
- Recall that the cyclicity of a polycycle in a family of equations is the maximal number of limit cycles that may occur from the polycycle in this family.
- (radar) A waveform with multiple cycles of the carrier within the pulse envelope.