cyclical

[sahy-kli-kuhl, sik-li-]
adjective
2.
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.
noun
3.
Usually, cyclicals. stocks of cyclical companies.

Origin:
1810–20; cyclic + -al1

cyclically, adverb
cyclicality, noun
noncyclical, adjective
noncyclically, adverb
procyclical, adjective
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cyclic or cyclical (ˈsaɪklɪk, ˈsɪklɪk, ˈsaɪklɪkəl, ˈsɪklɪkəl)
 
adj
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
 
adj
 
'cyclically or cyclical
 
adv

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