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cycles, plural;
  1. Ride a bicycle
    • - she cycled to work every day
  2. Move in or follow a regularly repeated sequence of events
    • - economies cycle regularly between boom and slump
  1. A series of events that are regularly repeated in the same order
    • - the boom and slump periods of a trade cycle
  2. The period of time taken to complete a single sequence of such events
    • - the cells are shed over a cycle of twenty-eight days
  3. A recurring series of successive operations or states, as in the working of an internal combustion engine, or in the alternation of an electric current or a wave
    • - the familiar four cycles of intake, combustion, ignition, and exhaust
  4. A recurring series of events or metabolic processes in the lifetime of a plant or animal
    • - the storks' breeding cycle
  5. A series of successive metabolic reactions in which one of the products is regenerated and reused

  6. The movement of a simple substance through the soil, rocks, water, atmosphere, and living organisms of the earth

  7. A single set of hardware operations, esp. that by which memory is accessed and an item is transferred to or from it, to the point at which the memory may be accessed again

  8. A cycle per second; one hertz

  9. A complete set or series
    • - the painting is one of a cycle of seven
  10. A series of songs, stories, plays, or poems composed around a particular theme and usually intended to be performed or read in sequence
    • - Wagner's Ring Cycle
  11. A bicycle or tricycle

  12. A ride on a bicycle
    • - a 112-mile cycle

  1. an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs; "the never-ending cycle of the seasons"
  2. cause to go through a recurring sequence; "cycle the laundry in this washing program"
  3. a series of poems or songs on the same theme; "Schubert's song cycles"
  4. pass through a cycle; "This machine automatically cycles"
  5. a periodically repeated sequence of events; "a cycle of reprisal and retaliation"
  6. motorbike: ride a motorcycle
  7. Cycle is a studio album by the Japanese noise musician, Merzbow.
  8. In algebraic topology, a simplicial k-chain is a formal linear combination of k-simplices.
  9. In baseball, a player hits for the cycle when he hits a single, a double, a triple, and a home run in the same game, though not necessarily in that order. Collecting the hits in that order is known as a natural cycle.
  10. Cycle is a 2008 Malayalam movie directed by Johny Antony, starring Vineeth Sreenivasan, Bhama, Vinu Mohan and Sandhya. ...
  11. In graph theory, the term cycle may refer to several closely related objects.
  12. Cycle Magazine was an American motorcycling enthusiast magazine, published from the early 1950s through the early 1990s. ...
  13. An interval of space or time in which one set of events or phenomena is completed; A complete rotation of anything; A process that returns to its beginning and then repeats itself in the same sequence; A series of poems, songs or other works of art; A programme on a washing machine, dishwasher, ...
  14. (CYCLES) Like most stories, there are three great divisions of our lives: the First, or opening period, finds us groping to find our true nature; at the same time, we are trying to cope with the powerful forces that are present in our environment, our parents & the socio-economic conditions of ...
  15. (3 cycles) This retention period pertains to the retention of electronic back-up files.
  16. (CYCLES) The number of times an Alternating Current changes direction in one second is referred to as a cycle (also called Hertz-Hz).
  17. (Cycles) 1. The pattern of activity and inactivity (or rest and motion) which all forms conform to. 2. The vibratory activity of life as it strives to complete the purpose for which it was created.
  18. (Cycles) 1988. Chamber ensemble. Ms
  19. (Cycles) A full orbital period.
  20. (Cycles) A price high or low that repeats itself at the same interval over time. Cycle theory asserts that cyclical forces, both long and short, drive price movement in the financial markets. See our ChartSchool article on Cycle Lines.
  21. (Cycles) A teacher falls into one of three cycles of the Blue Ribbon Evaluation process based on teaching experience, need for teaching assistance or new to the district.
  22. (Cycles) Members of an ecological community depend on the exchange of resources in continual cycles. Cycles within an ecosystem intersect with larger regional and global cycles. For example: Water cycles through a garden and is also part of the global water cycle.
  23. (Cycles) The circular motion of occurrences in nature, such as the recycling of carbon, oxygen, and nitrogen, which are used by plants and animals.
  24. (Cycles) Used to describe how you split up your bodyparts and how often you train them. If you do every bodypart once per week, you would be said to be on a 7 day training cycle.
  25. (Cycles) With regard to rated lamp life. Typically 3 hours on, 20 minutes off, 3 hours on, etc. for fluorescents. Typically 10 hours on, 20 minutes off, 3 hours on, etc. for HID