Definitions of periodic

  1. recurring at regular intervals Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. recurring or reappearing from time to time; "periodic feelings of anxiety" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. Pertaining to, derived from, or designating, the highest oxygen acid (HIO) of iodine. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Pertaining to a definite round of time; happening again and again at definite intervals; occurring regularly. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. Returning at regular intervals; pertaining to periodicals. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  6. Pertaining to a period; returning at regular intervals. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. Pertaining to a period; performed by revolution in a certain time; happening or appearing regularly at a stated time after a fixed interval; constituting a complete sentence; pertaining to or in the manner of a periodical. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

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Usage examples for periodic

  1. But mere rest, which in course of time restores the exhausted earth, is often not equally efficient in restoring the exhausted mind; nor does mere rest, even were it a specific in the case, lie within the reach of the periodic writer. – Leading Articles on Various Subjects by Hugh Miller
  2. Apparently she did not add to the joy of her family during those periodic visits and she made no pretence of eagerness about going. – Love of Brothers by Katharine Tynan