HyperDic: periodic

English > 2 senses of the word periodic:
ADJECTIVEallperiodic, periodicalhappening or recurring at regular intervals
allperiodic, occasionalrecurring or reappearing from time to time
periodic > pronunciation
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English > periodic: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaninghappening or recurring at regular intervals.
Example"the periodic appearance of the seventeen-year locust"
Narrowerannual, yearlyOccurring or payable every year
biennial, biyearlyOccurring every second year
bimonthly, bimestrialOccurring every two months
cyclicmarked by repeated cycles
daily, day-to-day, day-by-day, day-after-dayOf or belonging to or occurring every day
diurnalHaving a daily cycle or occurring every day
fortnightly, biweeklyOccurring every two weeks
half-hourlyOccurring ever half hour
hourlyOccurring every hour or payable by the hour
midweeklyOccurring during the middle of the week
monthlyOf or occurring or payable every month
nightlyHappening every night
oscillatory, oscillatingHaving periodic vibrations
semestral, semestrialOccurring every six months or during every period of six months
semiannual, biannual, biyearly, half-yearlyOccurring or payable twice each year
semimonthly, bimonthlyOccurring twice a month
semiweekly, biweeklyOccurring twice a week
triennialOccurring every third year or lasting 3 years
weekly, hebdomadal, hebdomadaryOf or occurring every seven days
Oppositeaperiodic, nonperiodicnot recurring at regular intervals
Nounsperiodicitythe quality of recurring at regular intervals
English > periodic: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningrecurring or reappearing from time to time.
Example"periodic feelings of anxiety"
Broadersporadicrecurring in scattered and irregular or unpredictable instances

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