non·​cy·​clic ˌnän-ˈsī-klik How to pronounce noncyclic (audio)
 also  -ˈsi-
variants or noncyclical
ˌnän-ˈsī-kli-kəl How to pronounce noncyclic (audio)
 also  -ˈsi-
: not relating to or occurring in cycles : not cyclic
a noncyclic process
a noncyclical industry
noncyclically adverb

Word History

First Known Use

1874, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of noncyclic was in 1874

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Cite this Entry

“Noncyclic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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