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 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 water cycle, also known as the hydrologic cycle or the hydrological cycle, is a biogeochemical cycle that describes the continuous movement of water...
- The citric acid cycle (CAC) – also known as the TCA cycle (tricarboxylic acid cycle) or the Krebs cycle – is a series of chemical reactions to release...
- Cycling, also called bicycling or biking, is the use of bicycles for transport, recreation, exercise or sport. People engaged in cycling are referred to...
- engineering, the systems development life cycle (SDLC), also referred to as the application development life-cycle, is a process for planning, creating, testing...
- 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:...
- A four-stroke (also four-cycle) engine is an internal combustion (IC) engine in which the piston completes four separate strokes while turning the crankshaft...
- Play media The cell cycle, or cell-division cycle, is the series of events that take place in a cell that cause it to divide into two daughter cells....
- Life cycle, life-cycle, or lifecycle may refer to: Biological life cycle, the sequence of life stages that an organism undergoes from birth to reproduction...