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Meaning of cycle

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: an interval during which a recurring sequence of events
           occurs; "the never-ending cycle of the seasons" [syn:
           {cycle}, {rhythm}, {round}]
      2: a series of poems or songs on the same theme; "Schubert's
         song cycles"
      3: a periodically repeated sequence of events; "a cycle of
         reprisal and retaliation"
      4: the unit of frequency; one hertz has a periodic interval of
         one second [syn: {hertz}, {Hz}, {cycle per second},
         {cycles/second}, {cps}, {cycle}]
      5: a single complete execution of a periodically repeated
         phenomenon; "a year constitutes a cycle of the seasons" [syn:
         {cycle}, {oscillation}]
      6: a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot
         pedals [syn: {bicycle}, {bike}, {wheel}, {cycle}]
      v 1: cause to go through a recurring sequence; "cycle the
           laundry in this washing program"
      2: pass through a cycle; "This machine automatically cycles"
      3: ride a motorcycle [syn: {motorbike}, {motorcycle}, {cycle}]
      4: ride a bicycle [syn: {bicycle}, {cycle}, {bike}, {pedal},
      5: recur in repeating sequences

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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