Definitions for cyclicˈsaɪ klɪk, ˈsɪk lɪk

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word cyclic

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cyclic(adj)

    conforming to the Carnot cycle

  2. cyclic(adj)

    forming a whorl or having parts arranged in a whorl

    "cyclic petals"; "cyclic flowers"

  3. cyclic(adj)

    of a compound having atoms arranged in a ring structure

  4. cyclic, cyclical(adj)

    recurring in cycles

  5. cyclic(adj)

    marked by repeated cycles


  1. cyclic(Adjective)

    Characterized by, or moving in cycles, or happening at regular intervals

    The weather had a cyclic pattern of rain and sun.

  2. cyclic(Adjective)

    Of a compound having chains of atoms arranged in a ring

    Benzene and cyclohexane are both cyclic compounds.

  3. cyclic(Adjective)

    Having parts arranged in a whorl

  4. cyclic(Adjective)

    (of a group) being generated by only one element

  5. cyclic(Adjective)

    (of a polygon) able to be inscribed in a circle

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cyclic(adj)

    alt. of Cyclical


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cyclic in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cyclic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Percy Bysshe Shelley:

    History is a cyclic poem written by Time upon the memories of man.

  2. Jerrold Mundis:

    I am years gone from my family and miles away ... but they raid by telephone with jarring suddenness they have the cyclic constancy of a mortgage and they are inevitable and relentless, like the erosion of my remaining youth. Like certain frightening dreams, my family returns.

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