Meaning of CYCLIC in English

CYCLIC

adj.

Pronunciation: ' s ī -klik also ' si-

Variant: or cy · cli · cal \ ' s ī -kli-k ə l, ' si- \

Function: adjective

Date: 1794

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

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

– cy · cli · cal · ly \ -k( ə -)l ē \ also cy · clic · ly \ ' s ī -kli-kl ē , ' si- \ adverb

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