Meaning of cyclical


Pronunciation: (sī'kli-kul, sik'li-), [key]
— adj.
  1. cyclic.
  2. of or denoting a business or stock whose income, value, or earnings fluctuate widely according to variations in the economy or the cycle of the seasons: Selling Christmas decorations is a cyclical business.
  1. Usually,stocks of cyclical companies.
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