Associations to the word «Cycle»


CYCLE, noun. An interval of space or time in which one set of events or phenomena is completed.
CYCLE, noun. A complete rotation of anything.
CYCLE, noun. A process that returns to its beginning and then repeats itself in the same sequence.
CYCLE, noun. The members of the sequence formed by such a process.
CYCLE, noun. (music) In musical set theory, an interval cycle is the set of pitch classes resulting from repeatedly applying the same interval class to the starting pitch class.
CYCLE, noun. A series of poems, songs or other works of art.
CYCLE, noun. A programme on a washing machine, dishwasher, or other such device.
CYCLE, noun. A pedal-powered vehicle, such as a unicycle, bicycle, or tricycle; or, motorized vehicle that has either two or three wheels, such as a motorbike, motorcycle, motorized tricycle, or motortrike.
CYCLE, noun. (baseball) A single, a double, a triple, and a home run hit by the same player in the same game.
CYCLE, noun. (graph theory) A closed walk or path, with or without repeated vertices allowed.
CYCLE, noun. An imaginary circle or orbit in the heavens; one of the celestial spheres.
CYCLE, noun. An age; a long period of time.
CYCLE, noun. An orderly list for a given time; a calendar.
CYCLE, noun. (botany) One entire round in a circle or a spire.
CYCLE, verb. To ride a bicycle or other cycle.
CYCLE, verb. To go through a cycle or to put through a cycle.
CYCLE, verb. (electronics) To turn power off and back on
CYCLE, verb. (ice hockey) To maintain a team's possession of the puck in the offensive zone by handling and passing the puck in a loop from the boards near the goal up the side boards and passing to back to the boards near the goal
CYCLE CHORD, noun. (mathematics) An chord of a graph cycle, one of whose endpoints is not a vertex
CYCLE LANE, noun. A part of a roadway designated for use by cyclists.
CYCLE LANES, noun. Plural of cycle lane
CYCLE OF FIFTHS, noun. (music theory) A sequence of bass notes at intervals of a perfect fifth lower than the previous note. In equal temperament the sequence repeats every twelve tones, forming a cycle.
CYCLE PATH, noun. A path, segregated from other traffic, for the use of riders of bicycles
CYCLE PATHS, noun. Plural of cycle path
CYCLE RICKSHAW, noun. A rickshaw with two wheels in the back for the carriage and one wheel in the front for steering, propelled by the action of a driver’s feet upon pedals.
CYCLE RICKSHAWS, noun. Plural of cycle rickshaw
CYCLE TIME, noun. (operations) The total elapsed time to complete an operation or set of operations.
CYCLE TIMES, noun. Plural of cycle time

Dictionary definition

CYCLE, noun. An interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs; "the never-ending cycle of the seasons".
CYCLE, noun. A series of poems or songs on the same theme; "Schubert's song cycles".
CYCLE, noun. A periodically repeated sequence of events; "a cycle of reprisal and retaliation".
CYCLE, noun. The unit of frequency; one hertz has a periodic interval of one second.
CYCLE, noun. A single complete execution of a periodically repeated phenomenon; "a year constitutes a cycle of the seasons".
CYCLE, noun. A wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals.
CYCLE, verb. Cause to go through a recurring sequence; "cycle the laundry in this washing program".
CYCLE, verb. Pass through a cycle; "This machine automatically cycles".
CYCLE, verb. Ride a motorcycle.
CYCLE, verb. Ride a bicycle.
CYCLE, verb. Recur in repeating sequences.

Wise words

A kind word warms a man throughout three winters.
Turkish Proverb