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Overview of noun cycle

The noun cycle has 6 senses? (first 5 from tagged texts)
1. (4) cycle, rhythm, round

(an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs; "the never-ending cycle of the seasons")

2. (2) cycle

(a series of poems or songs on the same theme; "Schubert's song cycles")

3. (2) cycle

(a periodically repeated sequence of events; "a cycle of reprisal and retaliation")

4. (1) hertz, Hz, cycle per second, cycles/second, cps, cycle

(the unit of frequency; one hertz has a periodic interval of one second)

5. (1) cycle, oscillation

(a single complete execution of a periodically repeated phenomenon; "a year constitutes a cycle of the seasons")

6. bicycle, bike, wheel, cycle

(a wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals)


Overview of verb cycle

The verb cycle has 5 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (1) cycle

(cause to go through a recurring sequence; "cycle the laundry in this washing program")

2. (1) cycle

(pass through a cycle; "This machine automatically cycles")

3. motorbike, motorcycle, cycle

(ride a motorcycle)

4. bicycle, cycle, bike, pedal, wheel

(ride a bicycle)

5. cycle

(recur in repeating sequences)

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