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Bike

A bicycle or motorcycle
I'm going by bike
My friends and I would ride our bikes
A bike ride
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Cycle

An interval of time during which a characteristic, often regularly repeated event or sequence of events occurs
Sunspots increase and decrease in intensity in an 11-year cycle.
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Bike

A nest or swarm of bees, wasps, or hornets
They swarmed over him like a bike of wasps
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Cycle

A single complete execution of a periodically repeated phenomenon
A year constitutes a cycle of the seasons.
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Bike

Ride a bicycle or motorcycle
Danny bikes to the park and back every day
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Cycle

A periodically repeated sequence of events
The cycle of birth, growth, and death.
A cycle of reprisal and retaliation.
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Bike

A bicycle.
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Cycle

The orbit of a celestial body.
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Bike

A motorcycle.
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Cycle

A long period of time; an age.
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Bike

A motorbike.
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Cycle

The aggregate of traditional poems or stories organized around a central theme or hero
The Arthurian cycle.
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Bike

To ride a bike.
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Cycle

A series of poems or songs on the same theme
Schubert's song cycles.
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Bike

Clipping of bicycle
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Cycle

A bicycle, motorcycle, or similar vehicle.
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Bike

Clipping of motorbike
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Cycle

(Botany) A circular or whorled arrangement of flower parts such as those of petals or sepals.
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Bike

Ellipsis of village bike
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Cycle

(Baseball) The achievement of hitting a single, double, triple, and home run in a single game.
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Bike

A hive of bees, or a nest of wasps, hornets, or ants.
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Cycle

To occur in or pass through a cycle.
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Bike

A crowd of people.
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Cycle

To move in or as if in a cycle.
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Bike

(intransitive) To ride a bike.
I biked so much yesterday that I'm very sore today.
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Cycle

To ride a bicycle, motorcycle, or similar vehicle.
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Bike

(intransitive) To travel by bike.
It was such a nice day I decided to bike to the store, though it's far enough I usually take my car.
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Cycle

To use in or put through a cycle
Cycled the heavily soiled laundry twice.
Cycling the recruits through eight weeks of basic training.
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Bike

(transitive) To transport by bicycle.
I biked them the letters.
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Cycle

An interval of space or time in which one set of events or phenomena is completed.
The cycle of the seasons, or of the year
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Bike

A nest of wild bees, wasps, or ants; a swarm.
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Cycle

A complete rotation of anything.
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Bike

A motor vehicle with two wheels and a strong frame
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Cycle

A process that returns to its beginning and then repeats itself in the same sequence.
Electoral cycle
Menstrual cycle
News cycle
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Bike

A wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals
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Cycle

The members of the sequence formed by such a process.
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Bike

Ride a bicycle
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Cycle

(music) In musical set theory, an interval cycle is the set of pitch classes resulting from repeatedly applying the same interval class to the starting pitch class.
The interval cycle C4 consists of the pitch classes 0, 4 and 8; when starting on E, it is realised as the pitches E, G# and C.
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Cycle

A series of poems, songs or other works of art, typically longer than a trilogy.
The "Ring of the Nibelung" is a cycle of four operas by Richard Wagner.
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Cycle

A programme on a washing machine, dishwasher, or other such device.
Put the washing in on a warm cycle.
The spin cycle
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Cycle

A pedal-powered vehicle, such as a unicycle, bicycle, or tricycle, or a motorized vehicle that has either two or three wheels.
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Cycle

(baseball) A single, a double, a triple, and a home run hit by the same player in the same game.
Jones hit for the cycle in the game.
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Cycle

(graph theory) A closed walk or path, with or without repeated vertices allowed.
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Cycle

A chain whose boundary is zero.
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Cycle

An imaginary circle or orbit in the heavens; one of the celestial spheres.
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Cycle

An age; a long period of time.
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Cycle

An orderly list for a given time; a calendar.
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Cycle

(botany) One entire round in a circle or a spire.
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Cycle

(weaponry) A discharge of a taser.
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Cycle

(aviation) One take-off and landing of an aircraft, referring to a pressurisation cycle which places stresses on the fuselage.
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Cycle

To ride a bicycle or other cycle.
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Cycle

To go through a cycle or to put through a cycle.
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Cycle

(electronics) To turn power off and back on
Avoid cycling the device unnecessarily.
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Cycle

(ice hockey) To maintain a team's possession of the puck in the offensive zone by handling and passing the puck in a loop from the boards near the goal up the side boards and passing to back to the boards near the goal
They have their cycling game going tonight.
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Cycle

An imaginary circle or orbit in the heavens; one of the celestial spheres.
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Cycle

An interval of time in which a certain succession of events or phenomena is completed, and then returns again and again, uniformly and continually in the same order; a periodical space of time marked by the recurrence of something peculiar; as, the cycle of the seasons, or of the year.
Wages . . . bear a full proportion . . . to the medium of provision during the last bad cycle of twenty years.
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Cycle

An age; a long period of time.
Better fifty years of Europe than a cycle of Cathay.
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Cycle

An orderly list for a given time; a calendar.
We . . . present our gardeners with a complete cycle of what is requisite to be done throughout every month of the year.
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Cycle

The circle of subjects connected with the exploits of the hero or heroes of some particular period which have served as a popular theme for poetry, as the legend of Arthur and the knights of the Round Table, and that of Charlemagne and his paladins.
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Cycle

One entire round in a circle or a spire; as, a cycle or set of leaves.
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Cycle

A bicycle or tricycle, or other light velocipede.
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Cycle

A motorcycle.
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Cycle

A series of operations in which heat is imparted to (or taken away from) a working substance which by its expansion gives up a part of its internal energy in the form of mechanical work (or being compressed increases its internal energy) and is again brought back to its original state.
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Cycle

A complete positive and negative, or forward and reverse, action of any periodic process, such as a vibration, an electric field oscillation, or a current alternation; one period.
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Cycle

To pass through a cycle{2} of changes; to recur in cycles.
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Cycle

To ride a bicycle, tricycle, or other form of cycle.
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Cycle

To cause to pass through a cycle{2}.
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Cycle

An interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs;
The neverending cycle of the seasons
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Cycle

A series of poems or songs on the same theme;
Schubert's song cycles
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Cycle

A periodically repeated sequence of events;
A cycle of reprisal and retaliation
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Cycle

The unit of frequency; one Hertz has a periodic interval of one second
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Cycle

A single complete execution of a periodically repeated phenomenon;
A year constitutes a cycle of the seasons
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Cycle

A wheeled vehicle that has two wheels and is moved by foot pedals
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Cycle

Cause to go through a recurring sequence;
Cycle thge laundry in this washing program
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Cycle

Pass through a cycle;
This machine automatically cycles
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Cycle

Ride a motorcycle
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Cycle

Ride a bicycle
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Cycle

Recur in repeating sequences
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