Meaning of CYCLIC in English


adj. 1 a recurring in cycles. b belonging to a chronological cycle. 2 Chem. with constituent atoms forming a ring. 3 of a cycle of songs etc. 4 Bot. (of a flower) with its parts arranged in whorls. 5 Math. of a circle or cycle.

[ F cyclique or L cyclicus f. Gk kuklikos (as CYCLE) ]

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