Translation of cycle in Spanish:

cycle

ciclo, n.

Pronunciation /ˈsʌɪk(ə)l//ˈsaɪk(ə)l/

noun

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    • 1.1(process)

      ciclo masculine
      the menstrual/life cycle el ciclo menstrual/de la vida
      • the trade / business cycle el ciclo económico
      • The quantum and classical Carnot engines therefore operate in the same way - a closed cycle of two isothermal and two adiabatic processes.
      • A Stirling Engine is a mechanical device, which operates on a closed looping thermodynamic cycle.
      • He then suggested enhancing the technique by combining pressure with powerful cycles of ultrasonic energy.
      • Hydrogen must replace fossil fuels through efficient production using solar radiation, thermochemical cycles, or bioinspired catalysts to split water.
      • At the sub-femtosecond level, a laser pulse contains only a few cycles of the carrier electromagnetic wave.

    • 1.2(of washing machine)

      programa masculine

    • 1.3(of songs, poems, plays)

      ciclo masculine
      • The last time she attempted an epic cycle of eighteen songs, the result was a horribly uneven album.
      • This series includes a complete cycle of the symphonies performed by the BBC Symphony Orchestra with Leonard Slatkin.
      • Reading the text as a short story cycle and not just a collection reveals Lahiri's careful balancing of a range of representations and her intricate use of pattern and motif.
      • The mezzo-soprano distinguished herself in a cycle of spiritual songs by various modern composers.
      • Akhmatova wrote a poem cycle called Cinque which was based on their evenings together.
      • Think of Sibelius, the nationalist composer; or the Kalevala - the epic cycle of musical folktales, first collected in 1835.
      • Medieval Lauds featured a weekly cycle of seven canticles beginning on Sunday with the Benedicite.
      • In this sense, she reflects the same concerns as another emblematic mother-daughter short story cycle, Amy Tan's The Joy Luck Club.
      • He originally thought in terms of a theatrical setting for the whole cycle of fifteen quartets, but that proved too grandiose.
      • Few established contemporary poets have shown the commitment or innovation displayed by Wearne in writing the long cycles of thematic poems.
      • The entire cycle runs at about seven hours, and it's a long haul.

  • 2

    Computing Electricity
    ciclo masculine
    • When the researchers apply voltage to the source, the arm begins vibrating at a frequency of 350 to 400 million cycles per second between the electrodes.
    • The rate at which an object vibrates is measured in Hertz or cycles per second.
    • Grid software makes collections of computers more efficient by allowing them to share CPU cycles, memory and other resources so closely that they act almost like a single computer.
    • An important consideration is the fact that network resources, measured as throughput in MB per second are a fixed resource just as disk space and CPU cycles are.
    • Different frequencies, measured in hertz, or cycles per second, indicate different levels and types of activities.
    • Optical clocks, with frequencies measured near 10 cycles per second, promise greater accuracy.
    • The resources that are important from an active networking point of view include CPU cycles, main memory, and outgoing network bandwidth.
    • The workload is executed on simulated processors where each machine instruction of the target processor can take many machine cycles of the host computer.
    • These are typically scientific or technical and require a great number of computer processing cycles or access to large amounts of data.
    • The sounds emitted may be undetectable to the human ear, which on average can hear between 16 and 16,000 cycles per second.
  • 3

    (bicycle)
    bicicleta feminine
    cycle shed aparcamiento cubierto para bicicletas masculine Spain
    • cycle shop tienda de bicicletas
    • She can remember no other girl at that time riding a cycle.
    • Race officials today announced they will be awarding two mountain cycles to volunteers aiding the effort in this year's race.
    • Ian was riding the cycle, and Amarie was clinging tightly to his back.
    • The sheer number of people in attendance has reduced the road to barely the width of two cycles.
    • Sidharth rides a cycle selling tea and coffee in bus and railway stations to make a living.
    • The complex procedures required to ride a cycle, or to swim, are only lost with ill health.
    • Yuvaraj of standard seven, who came to school walking in the morning, won himself a cycle to ride back home.

intransitive verb

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    (person) ir en bicicleta
    I cycle to work voy al trabajo en bicicleta
    • So far, he has cycled more than 5,000 miles, pedaling for up to six hours a day, six days a week.
    • Last year, she cycled over 1,300 miles from John O'Groats to Land's End on a tandem bicycle with her brother, Luke.
    • Two cyclists joined in and cycled 20 miles to raise funds for charity.
    • Appalled, Sarah jumped onto her bicycle and cycled for half an hour until she reached her old house.
    • Jimmy Bergin from Abbeyleix took out his bicycle and cycled 28 miles to raise funds.
    • It only takes PE teacher Andrew three minutes longer to cycle rather than drive to work.
    • The snow has settled and it's still coming down, which is great and lovely but I have to cycle 5 miles or so to work.
    • Ride, blade, cycle, stroll, wheel, walk or run to help spinal cord research in West Vancouver June 13.
    • I cycle around on my bicycle, and I'm very, very happy.
    • Public rights of way are paths and tracks through countryside and sometimes residential areas where people can walk, cycle and ride horses.
    • By the end of the year he will have cycled nearly 1,400 miles.
    • 21-year-old John works as a sales assistant and cycles everywhere on his mountain bike.
    • I cycle down the two-and-a-half miles of Southampton Road which is unusually devoid of traffic.
    • Two 11-year-old boys saw a man on a mountain bike cycle past.
    • You could cycle, ride or kayak, but, personally, I prefer to trust my own two legs.
    • Back home, I found I'd cycled 2.32 miles, rather more than I'd planned, and three times as far as I can walk.
    • Playing in the woods, on the beach, we would cycle for miles and miles into the countryside.
    • I opted to cycle for an hour out of London and then turn round, whatever the distance covered.
    • As they cycle on their bicycles these cyclists are also listening to their favourite radio programmes!
    • When he was 65 Mr Simpson cycled 750 miles alone from Milan to the heel of Italy to visit his son-in-law and daughter.