Definition of Cyclical

1. Adjective. Recurring in cycles.

Exact synonyms: Cyclic
Attributes: Cyclicity, Periodicity
Similar to: Alternate, Alternating, Alternate, Circular, Orbitual, Rotary
Derivative terms: Cycle, Cycle, Cyclicity, Cycle
Antonyms: Noncyclic

Definition of Cyclical

1. Adjective. recurring at regular intervals ¹

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Definition of Cyclical

1. a stock whose earnings fluctuate widely with variations in the economy [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cyclical

cyclic imp
cyclic inositol phosphate
cyclic neutropenia
cyclic nucleotide
cyclic nucleotide-regulated protein kinases
cyclic nucleotides
cyclic peptide
cyclic phosphate
cyclic phosphoric acid
cyclic phosphorylation
cyclic photophosphorylation
cyclic quadrilateral
cyclic redundancy check
cyclic redundancy checks
cyclic strabismus
cyclical (current term)
cyclical unemployment
cyclin-dependent kinases

Literary usage of Cyclical

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1. Unemployment: A Problem of Industry by William Henry Beveridge Beveridge (1912)
"cyclical FLUCTUATION. Alternate rise and fall of average unemployed percentage ... cyclical fluctuation as the necessary form of progress under competition. ..."

2. Theory of Functions of a Complex Variable by Andrew Russell Forsyth (1893)
"If into wl9 then w1 and w2 form a cyclical set. If the change be into WB, then w3 cannot remain ... If into w1} then wit iv2, w3, w± form a cyclical set. ..."

3. A Treatise on Algebra by Charles Smith (1893)
"The term which does not contain the letter a is put first, and the other terms can be obtained in succession by a cyclical change of the letters, ..."

4. The Mechanical Theory of Heat by Rudolf Clausius (1879)
"cyclical processes of a more complicated character. Hitherto we have confined ourselves to cyclical processes in which the taking in of quantities of heat, ..."

5. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1898)
"Up to this point, therefore, two complete cyclical changes have been established, the first cycle from lithium to sodium—in all its essential details—being ..."

6. Essays Upon Heredity and Kindred Biological Problems by August Weismann (1891)
"If it could be proved that development is not merely in appearance but in reality a cyclical process, then nothing could be urged against the occurrence of ..."

7. Oecd Economic Surveys by OECD Economic Surveys (1975)
"Due to sound macroeconomic policies and declining public indebtedness, Chile has managed to implement fiscal policy in a counter-cyclical manner over the ..."

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