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Of or relating to a variable, such as housing starts, car sales, or the price of a certain stock, that is subject to regular or irregular up-and-down movements.
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Much of what is known about finite p-groups that are the product of a cyclic subgroup and an abelian subgroup is limited to the case where both "factors" are cyclic.
Cyclic breast pain was diagnosed in those patients who reported having bilateral breast pain and feeling dull, heavy or aching breasts, lasting longer than seven days, monthly around the time of menstruation.
By those works mentioned above, we aim to introduce a new type of single-valued, non-self-mapping which is more general than that of contractions, cyclic contractions, and MT-cyclic contractions.
The lower limit of cyclic stress during unloading was selected as 0.5 MPa for all five cycles, while the upper limits of the cyclic stress were set in sequence as 15%, 30%, 45%, 60%, and 75% of the uniaxial/triaxial strength of the sample.
During the process of cyclic loading and unloading, the area of the hysteresis loop formed indirectly indicates the degree of the rock microcracks opening and closing under cyclic loading.
Since the frequency for a cyclic timetable determines the departure headways from the shunting yard (h = [t.sup.p.sub.end]/(K - 1), where h is the departure headway), the cyclic timetable that corresponds to frequency K can be obtained.
Challenge in detecting failure of small-diameter polyethylene tube was experienced for brittle cracking, particularly under cyclic pressure.
The cyclic loading-unloading triaxial tests were conducted using RLJW-2000 servo-controlled rock testing machine, as shown in Figure 1(a).
In this study, 80 files were selected (n=20), as previously used for cyclic fatigue tests, (17,18,19,20) as follows: 20 Genius (25.04), 20 Genius (30.04), 20 WaveOne Gold Primary (25.07), and 20 EdgeFile X1 (20.06) files.
Member of Parliament for Nkange, Mr Edwin Batshu had asked the minister when his ministry intended starting the long overdue cyclic maintenance at Tutume Brigade considering that some facilities at the centre had been without electricity for many years thus impacting negatively on learning.