[sahy-klik, sik-lik] /ˈsaɪ klɪk, ˈsɪk lɪk/
revolving or recurring in cycles; characterized by recurrence in cycles.
of, relating to, or constituting a cycle or cycles.
Chemistry. of or relating to a compound that contains a closed chain or ring of atoms (contrasted with ).
recurring or revolving in cycles
(of an organic compound) containing a closed saturated or unsaturated ring of atoms See also heterocyclic, homocyclic
(music) of or relating to a musical form consisting of several movements sharing thematic material
(geometry) (of a polygon) having vertices that lie on a circle
(in generative grammar) denoting one of a set of transformational rules all of which must apply to a clause before any one of them applies to any clause in which the first clause is embedded
1794, from French cyclique (16c.), from Latin cyclicus, from Greek kyklikos “moving in a circle,” from kyklos (see cycle (n.)).
cyclic cy·clic (sī’klĭk, sĭk’lĭk) or cy·cli·cal (sī’klĭ-kəl, sĭk’lĭ-kəl)
cy’cli·cal’i·ty (sĭk’lə-kāl’ĭ-tē, sī’klə-) n.
[non-dair-ee] /nɒnˈdɛər i/ adjective 1. being a substitute for milk or milk products; containing no ingredients: nondairy whipped topping for the pie.
- Nondairy creamer
noun a powdered or liquid milk substitute for coffee or tea made from fat or casein, sweetener, preservatives, and emulsifiers; a creamer containing no milk products; also written non-dairy creamer , also called coffee whitener Usage Note cooking
- Non-dairy creamer
noun See nondairy creamer
[dam-i-jing] /ˈdæm ɪ dʒɪŋ/ adjective 1. causing or capable of causing ; harmful; injurious.