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cyclic

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adjective cy·clic \ˈsī-klik also ˈsi-\

Definition of cyclic

  1. 1a :  of, relating to, or being a cycleb :  moving in cycles <cyclic time>c :  of, relating to, or being a chemical compound containing a ring of atoms

  2. 2cyclic :  being a mathematical group that has an element such that every element of the group can be expressed as one of its powers

cyclically

play \-k(ə-)lē\ or less commonly

cyclicly

play \ˈsī-kli-klē, ˈsi-\ adverb

1794

First Known Use of cyclic

1794

Variants of cyclic

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cyclical

play \ˈsī-kli-kəl, ˈsi-\

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cyclic

noun cy·clic

Definition of cyclic

  1. :  a helicopter control that governs horizontal thrust by adjusting the pitch of individual rotor blades during their rotation

1963

First Known Use of cyclic

1963


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