1. cyclic

usage: conforming to the Carnot cycle

2. cyclic (vs. acyclic), verticillate, verticillated, whorled

usage: forming a whorl or having parts arranged in a whorl; "cyclic petals"; "cyclic flowers"

3. cyclic (vs. acyclic), bicyclic, closed-chain, closed-ring, heterocyclic, homocyclic, isocyclic

usage: of a compound having atoms arranged in a ring structure

4. cyclic (vs. noncyclic), cyclical, alternate(prenominal), alternating(prenominal), alternate(prenominal), circular, rotary, orbitual

usage: recurring in cycles

5. cyclic, periodic (vs. aperiodic), periodical

usage: marked by repeated cycles

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