cyclic element

cyclic element

[′sīk·lik ′el·ə·mənt]
(industrial engineering)
An element of an operation or process that occurs in each of its cycles.
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The business level is very good in the Middle East but there is a cyclic element to it.
infinity]] (G) of G and every cyclic element of P with order 4 is c-normal in G.
Pierrot's "lack" of large-scale structure is not a failing, but rather a historical characteristic of the work, and one that provided Schoenberg opportunities for ironic uses of cyclic elements.
This perspective may not take into sufficient account Schubert's turn to large-scale multi-movement instrumental works in 1824 that have demonstrable cyclic elements, a turn that was as sudden as that in 1822, and that the composer int ended as preparation for a new symphony designed to be a part of a concert like the one Beethoven was to give that year.
2, he offers a cyclic interpretation of tonality and points out the tension that exists between tonal and cyclic elements, namely, the whole-tone collections and quartal harmonies.