1. [ adjective ] (thermodynamics) conforming to the Carnot cycle
Related terms: thermodynamics carnot's_ideal_cycle
2. [ adjective ] (chemistry) chemistry; having atoms arranged in a ring structure
Related terms: acyclic chemistry homocyclic closed-chain closed-chain heterocyclic bicyclic
3. [ adjective ] marked by repeated cycles
Related terms: periodic
4. [ adjective ] (botany) botany; forming a whorl or having parts arranged in a whorl

"cyclic petals" "cyclic flowers"

Related terms: acyclic verticillate
5. [ adjective ] recurring in cycles
Synonyms: cyclical
Related terms: noncyclic alternate alternate diurnal circular circadian cyclicity
Similar spelling:   cyclical