HyperDic: cyclic

English > 5 senses of the word cyclic:
ADJECTIVEpertcyclicconforming to the Carnot cycle
allcyclicforming a whorl or having parts arranged in a whorl
allcyclicof a compound having atoms arranged in a ring structure
allcyclic, cyclicalrecurring in cycles
allcyclicmarked by repeated cycles
cyclic > pronunciation
Soundssay'klihk
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English > cyclic: 5 senses > adjective 1, pert
Meaningconforming to the Carnot cycle.
CategorythermodynamicsThe branch of physics concerned with the conversion of different forms of energy
Spanishcíclico
NounsCarnot cyclea cycle (of expansion and compression) of an idealized reversible heat engine that does work without loss of heat
English > cyclic: 5 senses > adjective 2
Meaningforming a whorl or having parts arranged in a whorl.
Examples
  • "cyclic petals"
  • "cyclic flowers"
Categorybotany, phytologyThe branch of biology that studies plants
Narrowerverticillate, verticillated, whorledforming one or more whorls (especially a whorl of leaves around a stem)
Oppositeacyclicnot cyclic
Spanishcíclico
English > cyclic: 5 senses > adjective 3
MeaningOf a compound having atoms arranged in a ring structure.
Categorychemistry, chemical scienceThe science of matter
NarrowerbicyclicHaving molecules consisting of two fused rings
closed-chain, closed-ringHaving atoms linked by bonds represented in circular or triangular form
heterocyclicContaining a closed ring of atoms of which at least one is not a carbon atom
homocyclic, isocyclicContaining a closed ring of atoms of the same kind especially carbon atoms
Oppositeacyclic, open-chainHaving an open chain structure
Spanishcíclico
Catalancíclic
English > cyclic: 5 senses > adjective 4
Meaningrecurring in cycles.
Synonymcyclical
Attribute ofcyclicity, periodicityThe quality of recurring at regular intervals
Narroweralternate, alternatingOccurring by turns
alternateEvery second one of a series
circular, rotary, orbitualDescribing a circle
Oppositenoncyclic, noncyclicalnot cyclic
Spanishcíclico
Nounscyclea periodically repeated sequence of events
cyclean interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs
cyclicitythe quality of recurring at regular intervals
English > cyclic: 5 senses > adjective 5
Meaningmarked by repeated cycles.
Broaderperiodic, periodicalhappening or recurring at regular intervals
Spanishcíclico
Catalancíclic
Nounscyclea periodically repeated sequence of events
cyclicitythe quality of recurring at regular intervals

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