[sahy-kli-kuhl, sik-li-]
of or denoting a business or stock whose income, value, or earnings fluctuate widely according to variations in the economy or the cycle of the seasons: Selling Christmas decorations is a cyclical business.
Usually, cyclicals. stocks of cyclical companies.

1810–20; cyclic + -al1

cyclically, adverb
cyclicality, noun
noncyclical, adjective
noncyclically, adverb
procyclical, adjective Unabridged
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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
3.  botany
 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

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Example sentences
It is early days, but the commission thinks that such cyclical convergence is
  slowly happening.
Markets may not follow predictable, cyclical patterns, but the photographs
  chosen to illustrate market trends sure do.
It may be that our current dilemma is another episode in a longish cyclical
Cyclical unemployment usually increases during a recession.
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