cyclic cyclic  /ˈsaɪ klɪk/


  1. (adj) conforming to the Carnot cycle
  2. (adj) forming a whorl or having parts arranged in a whorl
  3. (adj) of a compound having atoms arranged in a ring structure
  4. (adj) recurring in cycles
  5. (adj) marked by repeated cycles


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  1. It is cyclic GMP that initiates the muscular and vascular changes that lead to an erection in the first place.
  2. It's worth remembering too that the music business is cyclic.
  3. Cyclic AMP also plays a role in the digestive and reproductive processes as well as in the brain's system of message transmission.


  • Insulet's Tubeless, Wireless Insulin Pump Features TOPAS® Cyclic Olefin Copolymer

    Insert Molded Plunger Delivers Drug Compatibility and Dimensional Stability in Breakthrough Device for Diabetes Treatment FLORENCE, Ky. – The industry's first tubeless and wireless insulin pump, recently upgraded by developer Insulet Corp., Bedford, Mass., features an insert molded Plunger made of TOPAS® cyclic olefin copolymer (COC) from TOPAS Advanced Polymers. The next-generation ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

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