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Definition of cycles


noun - plural

  • time, effort, or resources. Comes from "cycle time," which refers to taking in data, analyzing it, deciding and acting on it, then doing that cycle over. Cycle time is common in business. "cycles" is common in high-tech.
    Don't spend the cycles doing that.

    Last edited on May 13 2011. Submitted by Schipper C. from Utah, USA on Dec 06 1998.

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Definitions include: Unused or unclaimed human capacity. Originally unused computer capacity made available for collaborative projects.
Definitions include: a cycle that repeats itself without end.

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