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cy·clic

, cyclical (siklik, -li-kăl)
1. Pertaining to, or characteristic of, a cycle; occurring periodically, denoting the course of the symptoms in certain diseases or disorders.
2. chemistry Pertaining to a molecule containing a ring of atoms; denoting a cyclic compound.

cyclic

, cyclical (sī′klik, sik′lik; sī′kli-kăl, sik′li-kăl) [L. cyclicus fr. Gr. kyklikos, circular]
1. Periodic.
2. Having a ring-shaped structure.
3. Pert. to or affected by menstruation.

cy·clic

, cyclical (siklik, -li-kăl)
Pertaining to, or characteristic of, a cycle; occurring periodically, denoting the course of the symptoms in certain diseases or disorders.

cyclical

occurring in cycles; statistically a periodic movement of a time series, e.g. recurrent epidemics.
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A few researchers model the LFPR's cyclical behavior explicitly, providing insight into the factors that shape it.
Therefore we observe positive correlation between interest rate and output cyclical.
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1] the cyclical budget deficit (and the actual deficit) has increased and is now equal to the vertical distance BD.
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On the one hand, falling expenditure/GDP ratios may be a feature of cyclical upturns in several countries.
Current market conditions compare favorably with the previous market top and corresponding cyclical downside.
The many complex themes resonant with (and inherent to) the form of the loop, whether historical amnesia, cyclical exploitation, or personal trauma, have proved fertile ground for these artists.
They lead to an unnecessary degree of cyclical volatility in earnings and, as such, to a reduced long-term capitalized value of the bank.
At issue was whether a taxpayer could take a current deduction for (or needed to capitalize) the costs of its cyclical maintenance inspections of its towboat engines, which were typically performed every three or four years.
Overall, though, Jenkins's argument about the cyclical nature of cult scares and the persisting similarity of accusations against new religious groups are well substantiated, and his perspective is constructively provocative.
In this column, we turn to the issue of how to tease some information out of highly volatile time series, and especially, how we can determine cyclical turning points.