cyclic meaning


    Definition of cyclic in English Dictionary

  • AdjectiveCOMmore cyclicSUPmost cyclicPREcycl-
    1. Characterized by, or moving in cycles, or happening at regular intervals.
      1. The weather had a cyclic pattern of rain and sun.
    2. (chemistry, of a compound) Having chains of atoms arranged in a ring.
      1. Benzene and cyclohexane are both cyclic compounds.
    3. (botany) Having parts arranged in a whorl.
      1. (mathematics, of a group) Being generated by only one element.
        1. (geometry, of a polygon) Able to be inscribed in a circle.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • In scale insects no examples of cyclic parthenogenesis are known and parthenogenesis can be thelytokous, deuterotokous or arrhenotokous.
            • P(c) – cyclic parthenogenesis, P(o) – obligatory parthenogenesis in anholocyclic species, B – additional chromosomes.
            • A cyclic compression force was then applied as conditioning (40 ± 10 N at 0.5 Hz for 15 min) to remove excess fluid from the discs and to return the disc to its predeath height [ 11 ].
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Adjectives
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          1. en cyclicly
          2. en cyclical
          3. en cyclicity
          4. en cyclically
          5. en cyclic poet
          Source: Wiktionary

          Meaning of cyclic for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "cyclic" is an adjective.
          Difficultness: Level 7
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          Definiteness: Level 5
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