subcycle

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sub- +‎ cycle

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subcycle ‎(plural subcycles)

  1. (sciences) A smaller or shorter-term cycle within a larger or longer-term cycle
    • 1993, Rober G. Radwin & Mei Li Lin, “An analytical method for characterizing repetitive motion and postural stress using spectral analysis”, in Ergonomics[1], volume 36, number 4:
      Hence there were two subcycles contained within the fundamental cycle.

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