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adjective as in recurrent

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Turner riffed for a while on phenology, the study of cyclic and seasonal phenomena, and the ecophilosopher Paul Shepard, who claimed it was “what the mature naturalist finally comes to…a deeper understanding and a more refined sense of mystery.”

Botanists have long studied what governs the timing of tree’s cyclic processes, also called their phenology.

We put a moratorium on cyclic steam fracking a number of months ago.

As the news organizations reported last week, over the past two decades, petroleum companies have earned millions harvesting oil from spills, many linked to cyclic steaming.

Nearly half of the oil in the state is produced from cyclic steaming, according to a University of California, Berkeley, report issued in April.

The difficulty is the greater if the Cyclic poems were long poems, with one author to each Epic.

It is in the Cyclic poems that we should naturally seek for materials to enlarge, expound, or correct Homer.

Heyne holds even the commencement of the Cyclic poems to have been at least a century after the date of the Iliad and Odyssey.

In the mountains precipitation is heavier and somewhat more evenly distributed throughout the year, but still definitely cyclic.

The selenium atom in a cyclic compound also acts like an auxochrome.


On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cyclic, such as: cyclical, like clockwork, periodic, periodical, recurring, and repeating.

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