[sahy-kli-kuh l, sik-li-]
- Usually cyclicals. stocks of cyclical companies.
Origin of cyclical
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Related Wordsrepetitive, periodic, seasonal, circular, recurrent, regular, repeated, patterned, recurring
Examples from the Web for cyclical
Yet American minimalism, isolationism, realism, mind-our-own-business-ism—whatever you want to call it—is cyclical.Rand Paul vs. the Real World
September 10, 2014
A patchwork of building shells and cratered streets, the city tells of a cyclical war, still smoldering.Victims No More: Congo’s Badass Women Mechanics
June 6, 2014
In Middlesex history is not just determinative; it is also cyclical.American Dreams: “Middlesex” by Jeffrey Eugenides
November 29, 2012
But the idea that tax reform will jump-start an economy suffering from the after-effects of a cyclical downturn is nonsense.Can Tax Reform Jump-Start the Economy?
October 16, 2012
We are seeing CO2 going up—it is a measurable trend, not a cyclical phenomenon.Earth Day: Discussing the Coming Climate Crisis With Heidi Cullen
April 22, 2012
That – and the belief that history is cyclical and that there is always hope.After the Rain
So, again, the law of cyclical movement is equally conspicuous here.Evolution
Joseph Le Conte
As indubitably it was created in some stage of its cyclical life-history.
The life of the individual consists of a series of processes which are cyclical.
The life of the species consists of a series of processes which are cyclical.
Word Origin and History for cyclical
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