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cycle

noun age, alternation, circle, circuit, consecution, course, eon, epoch, era, flow, period, recurrence, recurring period, regular return, regglarity of recurrence, repetitiveness, revolution, rotation, round, sequence, succession
See also: annum, frequency, life, sequence, succession
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The bird does what it does, at each stage, because it has an impulse to that particular action, not because it perceives that the whole cycle of actions will contribute to the preservation of the species.
The property of causing such a cycle of occurrences is called "discomfort"; the property of the mental occurrences in which the cycle ends is called " pleasure.
An instant later the man emerged from his hiding-place, sprang upon his cycle, and followed her.
Then he mounted his cycle, and rode away from me down the drive towards the Hall.
What links bound the "Titanomachy" to the Theben Cycle is not clear.
Presumably he at once concealed his cycle among the laurels where it was found, and possibly lurked there himself, with his eye on the house, waiting for Mr.
When attention is paid to the tempo of the rest intervals, these cycles will become metabolically rigorous and extremely time-efficient.
This linkage is important for a new field of research and medicine known as chronotherapy, which aims to coordinate the delivery of chemotherapeutic drugs with the circadian and cell cycles to maximize drug efficacy while minimizing side effects.
But beware the upcoming Cycle 6, which opens on February 21, 2005, and closes on February 21, 2007.
In this section we present what is known about the existence of the different types of Hamiltonian paths and cycles for conforming triangular and tetrahedral grids.
The first two and a half cycles of Eniaios, as seen in the Temenos, turned out to be as astonishing a revelation of cinematic power as anything I had seen over the course of my nearly five decades in active pursuit of extraordinary films.
The next phase in the cycles of a woman's life are commonly known as "the childbearing years" This phase encompasses our twenties, thirties, and early forties.