Cycle - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- a series of poems or songs on the same theme
- a periodically repeated sequence of events
- the unit of frequency; one hertz has a periodic interval of one second (named for Heinrich Rudolph Hertz) (syn: hertz)
- a single complete execution of a periodically repeated phenomenon (syn: oscillation)
- a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals (syn: bicycle, bike, wheel)
- pass through a cycle
- ride a motorcycle (syn: motorcycle)
- ride a bicycle (syn: bicycle, bike, pedal, wheel)
- recur in repeating sequences
We have to wait for the dishwasher's wash and dry cycles to end.
the spin cycle on a washing machine
He rode his cycle into town.
The water is cycled back into the system after it has been used.
The water cycles back into the system.
This washing machine has a 50-minute cycle.
Do you cycle to work?
The water is cycled through the machine and reused.
the never-ending cycle of the seasons
Schubert's song cycles
a cycle of reprisal and retaliation
a year constitutes a cycle of the seasons
cycle the laundry in this washing program
This machine automatically cycles
...the dateless cycle of the seasons...
present participle: cycling
past tense: cycled
past participle: cycled