[see-kloh, sahy-]

< French cyclo(-pousse), equivalent to cyclo- combining form representing cycle motorized or pedaled bicycle or tricycle (see cyclo-) + pousse apparently short for pousse-pousse rickshaw (reduplication of pousse, noun derivative of pousser to push) Unabridged


a combining form meaning “cycle,” used in the formation of compound words: cyclohexane.
Also, especially before a vowel, cycl-.

< Greek kyklo-, combining form of kýklos circle, ring; cognate with Sanskrit cakra, wheel

cyclo. Unabridged
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cyclo- or (before a vowel) cycl-
combining form
1.  indicating a circle or ring: cyclotron
2.  denoting a cyclic compound: cyclohexane
[from Greek kukloscycle]
cycl- or (before a vowel) cycl-
combining form
[from Greek kukloscycle]

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Medical Dictionary

cyclo- or cycl-
Circle; cycle: cyclophoria. A cyclic compound: cyclopeptide.

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Computing Dictionary

Cyclo definition

programming, tool
(Cyclomatic complexity tool) A C and C++ code analysis tool by Roger D. Binns. It measures cyclomatic complexity, shows function calls, and can draw flowgraphs of ANSI C and C++ code. It requires Lex and C++.
Posted to alt.sources, 1993-06-28.
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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Example sentences
If you come to my city, get your picture taken with a cyclo and driver.
The tour starts early with a visit to the market and then returns to the restaurant by cyclo for a morning of cooking.
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