Meaning of CYCLIC in English

CYCLIC

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈsī-klik also ]

ˈsi- adjective

or cy·cli·cal ˈsī-kli-kəl, ˈsi-

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-)lē also cy·clic·ly ˈsī-kli-klē, ˈsi- adverb

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.