|cyclic or cyclical (ˈsaɪklɪk, ˈsɪklɪk, ˈsaɪklɪkəl, ˈsɪklɪkəl)|
|1.||recurring or revolving in cycles|
|2.||heterocyclic See also homocyclic (of an organic compound) containing a closed saturated or unsaturated ring of atoms|
|a. arranged in whorls: cyclic petals|
|b. having parts arranged in this way: cyclic flowers|
|4.||music of or relating to a musical form consisting of several movements sharing thematic material|
|5.||geometry (of a polygon) having vertices that lie on a circle|
|6.||(in generative grammar) denoting one of a set of transformational rules all of which must apply to a clause before any one of them applies to any clause in which the first clause is embedded|
|cyclical or cyclical|
|'cyclically or cyclical|
cyclic cy·clic (sī'klĭk, sĭk'lĭk) or cy·cli·cal (sī'klĭ-kəl, sĭk'lĭ-kəl)
Relating to or characterized by cycles.
Recurring or moving in cycles.
Relating to chemical compounds having atoms arranged in a ring or closed-chain structure.
|cyclic (sĭk'lĭk, sī'klĭk) Pronunciation Key