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  • Characterized by, or moving in cycles, or happening at regular intervals
  • The weather had a cyclic pattern of rain and sun
  • (chemistry) Of a compound having chains of atoms arranged in a ring
  • Benzene and cyclohexane are both cyclic compounds
  • (botany) Having parts arranged in a whorl
  • (mathematics) (of a group) being generated by only one element
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia

{ Cyc"lic (s?k"l?k or s?"kl?k), Cyc"lic*al (s?k"l?-kal), } a. [Cf. F. cycluque, Gr. kykliko`s, fr. ky`klos See Cycle.] Of or pertaining to a cycle or circle; moving in cycles; as, cyclical time. Coleridge.

Cyclic chorus, the chorus which performed the songs and dances of the dithyrambic odes at Athens, dancing round the altar of Bacchus in a circle. -- Cyclic poets, certain epic poets who followed Homer, and wrote merely on the Trojan war and its heroes; -- so called because keeping within the circle of a single subject. Also, any series or coterie of poets writing on one subject.Milman.

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

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