What does recycle mean?

Definitions for recycleriˈsaɪ kəl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word recycle.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. recycle(verb)

    cause to repeat a cycle

  2. recycle, reprocess, reuse(verb)

    use again after processing

    "We must recycle the cardboard boxes"


  1. recycle(Verb)

    To break down and reuse component materials.

  2. recycle(Verb)

    To reuse as a whole.

  3. recycle(Verb)

    To collect or place in a bin for recycling.

  4. recycle(Verb)

    To be recycled.

    Sulfur recycles in the sulfur cycle.


  1. ReCycle

    ReCycle is a music loop editor designed and developed by Swedish software developers Propellerhead Software. It runs on Microsoft Windows and Apple Macintosh based PCs. The software debuted in 1994. The principal idea of ReCycle is to alter the tempo of a music loop without changing its pitch or otherwise altering its sound. ReCycle does this by "slicing" loops into a series of separate "beats" or "hits" and altering their timing without altering the length of the individual slices, thus allowing the loop to play at a different speed whilst using the unmodified sounds for each individual slice/drum hit, a process which fully preserves the original pitch of the loop while allowing a great variety of speed/timing tweaks. ReCycle can also assign each successive slice to a respective MIDI note on a scale. ReCycle was the first program to popularize the idea of loop slicing. Propellerhead developed their own file format for this software: REX, and later REX2 adding support for stereo files, which has become a standard for music loops and is compatible with many third party programs, including Emagic Logic, MOTU Digital Performer, and Steinberg Cubase. Propellerhead's Reason has its own specialised REX2 playing device called the Dr. Octorex Loop Player. In versions prior to Reason 5.0, it was supported in the Dr.REX Loop Player. This device can play slices when requested or simply play the entire loop in sequence.

Editors Contribution

  1. recycle

    To take out and reuse a variety of useful materials and substances from a variety of materials and matter.

    In biofuel a form of one substance is used to create another. In plastic recycling a form of plastic is reused to create another form of plastic.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of recycle in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of recycle in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Anonymous:

    One thing you can't recycle is wasted time.

  2. Ahmed Hussein:

    Life is just a jorney between Delete and Recycle Bin !!

  3. Nedup Tsering:

    We want citizens to practice the 5 Rs: Rethink, reduce, recycle, reuse and re-create.

  4. Ahmed Hussein:

    whats the deiffernt between hell , and recycle bin !! both are away to Throw the trash away !!

  5. Anne Richardson:

    What I am hearing is there is a growing and vocal voice that is urging The College Board not to recycle tests, i think that is becoming the number one issue in terms of test security.

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