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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (2)

1. not cyclic; especially having parts arranged in spirals rather than whorls;

2. having an open chain structure;
[syn: acyclic, open-chain]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Acyclic \A*cyc"lic\, a. [Pref. a- not + cyclic.] Not cyclic; not disposed in cycles or whorls; as: (a) (Bot.) Of a flower, having its parts inserted spirally on the receptacle. (b) (Org. Chem.) Having an open-chain structure; aliphatic. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

acyclic adj 1: not cyclic; especially having parts arranged in spirals rather than whorls [ant: cyclic] 2: having an open chain structure [syn: acyclic, open-chain] [ant: cyclic]