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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of cycle.

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Examples

  • As batteries are "cycled" through numerous discharge and charge sequences, lead sulfate that forms during normal discharge is slowly converted to a very stable crystalline form which no longer dissolves on recharging.

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  • There's no suggestion that these drugs were prescribed needlessly (some patients are indeed very sick), however this patient seems to have been "cycled" through various drug categories - hence

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  • Since 1961, seven deputies have moved up, starting with Walt W. Rostow (after a detour to State) for Lyndon Johnson; Brent Scowcroft for Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush; and Robert McFarlane, John Poindexter and Colin Powell for Ronald Reagan - who cycled through six national security advisers in eight years.

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  • FARRO Though best known as a recent import from Italy, farro was cycled into rice crop rotations in the American south before the Civil War.

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  • Since 1961, seven deputies have moved up, starting with Walt W. Rostow (after a detour to State) for Lyndon Johnson; Brent Scowcroft for Gerald Ford and George H.W. Bush; and Robert McFarlane, John Poindexter and Colin Powell for Ronald Reagan - who cycled through six national security advisers in eight years.

    Is national security deputy Donilon moving up?

  • According to Jim Chisholm, a Cambridge Cycling Campaign spokesperson, fewer students cycle now than in previous years, and many haven't cycled since childhood.

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  • The new compounds can be up-cycled and down-cycled into many different types of plastics.

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  • Michael Kappeler/DPA/Zumapress.com A florist cycled down a street Monday in Hanoi, her bike loaded with flowers.

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  • Outside of the loss and restructuring, Morgan Stanley showed some progress in the turnaround of its fixed-income business, an inconsistent segment that has cycled through several new trading heads in recent years.

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  • Collectively, we might need only one such course cycled through each semester.

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