# Cycle

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**Cycle** or **cyclic** may refer to:

## Vehicles[edit]

## Arts and media[edit]

### Film[edit]

*Cycle*(2008 film), a 2008 Malayalam film*Cycle*(2017 film), a 2017 Marathi film

### Literature[edit]

- Literary cycle, a group of stories focused on common figure
*Cycle*(magazine), an American motorcycling enthusiast magazine

### Music[edit]

- Cycle (music), a set of musical pieces that belong together
- Song cycle, individually complete songs designed to be performed in a sequence as a unit
- Interval cycle, a collection of pitch classes generated from a sequence the same interval class
- Cyclic form, a technique of construction involving multiple sections or movements

#### Albums[edit]

*Cycle*(Merzbow album), 2003*Cycle*(Buckethead album), 2014*Cycle*(Paul Horn album), 1965*Cycles*(Cartel album), 2009*Cycles*(David Darling album), 1981*Cycles*(The Doobie Brothers album), 1989*Cycles*(Frank Sinatra album), 1968*Cycles*(Redbone album), 1977

## History and social sciences[edit]

- Business cycle, the downward and upward movement of gross domestic product (GDP) around its ostensible, long-term growth trend
- Social cycle, various cycles in social sciences
- Cyclic history, a theory of history
- Cyclical theory, a theory of American political history associated with Arthur Schlesinger, Sr.

## Mathematics[edit]

- Cyclic (mathematics), a list of mathematics articles with "cyclic" in the title
- Cycle (algebraic topology), a simplicial chain with 0 boundary
- Cycle (graph theory), a nontrivial path in a graph from a node to itself
- Cycle graph, a graph that is itself a cycle
- Cycle matroid, a matroid derived from the cycle structure of a graph

- Cyclic group, a group generated by a single element
- Cycle (sequence), a sequence with repeating values
- Cycle detection, the algorithmic problem of detecting eventual repetitions in sequences generated by iterated functions

- Cycle, a set equipped with a cyclic order
- Necklace (combinatorics), equivalence classes of cyclically ordered sequences of symbols modulo certain symmetries

- Cyclic permutation, a basic permutation (all permutations are products of cycles)
- Cycles per second, a unit of frequency, the modern equivalent being hertz
- Turn (geometry) or cycle, a unit of plane angle equal to 360 degrees

## Science and technology[edit]

### Biology[edit]

- Cycle (gene), a gene in Drosophila melanogaster that encodes the CYCLE protein
- Cyclic flower, in botany, one way in which flower parts may be arranged

### Computing[edit]

- Instruction cycle, the time period during which a computer processes a machine language instruction
- Reference cycle, where a software object refers directly or indirectly to itself
- Cycles, a render engine for the software Blender

### Other uses in science and technology[edit]

- Charge cycle, charging and discharging a rechargeable battery
- Thermodynamic cycle, a sequence of processes that involve transfer of heat and work into and out of a system
- Cyclic compound
- Cyclic, a primary flight control for helicopters

## Other uses[edit]

- Cycle (baseball), a single, double, triple, and home run (in any order) by the same player in one game
- Cycle, North Carolina, a community in the United States

## See also[edit]

- List of cycles
- The Cycle (disambiguation)
- Tricycle
- Unicycle
- All pages beginning with "Cycle"
- All pages with a title containing
*Cycle* - All pages beginning with "cycl"
- All pages with a title containing
*cycl* - Frequency (disambiguation)
- Periodic, periodicity

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