major cycle

major cycle

[′mā·jər ′sī·kəl]
(computer science)
The time interval between successive appearances of a given storage position in a serial-access computer storage.
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BIKE campaigners have launched a bold plan to create seven major cycle routes across Newcastle as part of a pounds 16m Government funding bid.
During the recent ice-ages, ice-caps advanced and retreated across northern Europe and North America, each major cycle lasting tens of thousands of years.
At the moment, both William and Kate are experiencing a potentially life-changing time, as a major cycle comes to an end and another one begins.
Milan went five years without a title to go through a major cycle of change.
Segedunum Roman Fort is not far away, and there is a major cycle route going right past it.
References to 2012 as the end of a major cycle of the 5,100-year Maya Long Count calendar have been around since the 1960s.
The council must now urgently explain how long it expects this city to be without a major cycle hire network.
Speaking following a meeting with Derbas and Former MP Abdel-Majid Rafei in Tripoli, Rifi said the aim was not only to end the ongoing rounds of clashes, but "to get out of this major cycle.
I think there should be a national network of major cycle routes.
Along the coast to the west, Gwynedd and Conwy also have much cause for satisfaction, with the former in the course of major cycle route developments involving Rhyd Ddu to Beddgelert, and Tregarth to Bethesda.
He said: "Liverpool is making really good progress in building cycling and sustainable transport into everyday life, and setting up a major cycle hire scheme is another step in the right direction.