a : occurring or recurring at regular intervals
b : occurring repeatedly from time to time
a : consisting of or containing a series of repeated stages, processes, or digits : cyclic <periodic decimals> <a periodic vibration>
b : being a function any value of which recurs at regular intervals
: expressed in or characterized by periodic sentences
Examples of PERIODIC
- He takes the car in for periodic oil changes.
- <sent out periodic reminders about the office dress code>
First Known Use of PERIODIC
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pe·ri·od·ic adjective \ˌpir-ē-ˈäd-ik\ (Medical Dictionary)
: occurring or recurring at regular intervals <periodic epidemics>
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