Definition of Cycle. Meaning of Cycle. Synonyms of Cycle

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Definition of Cycle

Cycle
Cycle Cy"cle, n. (a) (Thermodynamics) A series of operations in which heat is imparted to (or taken away from) a working substance which by its expansion gives up a part of its internal energy in the form of mechanical work (or being compressed increases its internal energy) and is again brought back to its original state. (b) (Elec.) A complete positive and negative wave of an alternating current; one period. The number of cycles (per second) is a measure of the frequency of an alternating current.

Meaning of Cycle from wikipedia

- Cycle, cycles, or cyclic may refer to: Cyclic history, a theory of history Cyclical theory, a theory of American political history ****ociated with Arthur...
- The water cycle, also known as the hydrologic cycle or the hydrological cycle, is a biogeochemical cycle that describes the continuous movement of water...
- mountain bike racing, track cycling, BMX, and cycle speedway. Non-racing cycling sports include artistic cycling, cycle polo, freestyle BMX and mountain...
- The ****agenary cycle, also known as the Stems-and-Branches or ganzhi (Chinese: 干支), is a cycle of sixty terms, each corresponding to one year, thus a...
- The urea cycle (also known as the ornithine cycle) is a cycle of biochemical reactions that produces urea (NH2)2CO from ammonia (NH3). This cycle occurs...
- The estrous cycle (from Latin oestrus 'frenzy', originally from Ancient Gr**** οἶστρος (oîstros) 'gadfly') is the set of recurring physiological changes...
- The menstrual cycle is a series of natural changes in hormone production and the structures of the uterus and ovaries of the female reproductive system...
- The cardiac cycle is the performance of the human heart from the beginning of one heartbeat to the beginning of the next. It consists of two periods:...
- The Rankine cycle is an idealized thermodynamic cycle describing the process by which certain heat engines, such as steam turbines or reciprocating steam...
- A biogeochemical cycle (or more generally a cycle of matter) is the pathway by which a chemical substance cycles (is turned over or moves through) the...