periodical

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1pe·ri·od·i·cal

adjective \ˌpir-ē-ˈä-di-kəl\

Definition of PERIODICAL

1
:  periodic 1
2
a :  published with a fixed interval between the issues or numbers
b :  published in, characteristic of, or connected with a periodical

Examples of PERIODICAL

  1. <a periodical town newsletter that is supported by local advertisers>
  2. <periodical announcements from airline personnel concerning the delay>

First Known Use of PERIODICAL

1601

Other Publishing Terms

annotate, dreadful, emend, expurgate, factoid, jump, lobster shift, redaction, referee

Rhymes with PERIODICAL

2periodical

noun

: a magazine that is published every week, month, etc.

Full Definition of PERIODICAL

:  a periodical publication

Examples of PERIODICAL

  1. She writes for a monthly periodical.
  2. The library has a large collection of scholarly periodicals.

First Known Use of PERIODICAL

1798

Other Publishing Terms

annotate, dreadful, emend, expurgate, factoid, jump, lobster shift, redaction, referee

periodical

noun    (Concise Encyclopedia)

Publication whose issues appear at fixed or regular intervals. Periodicals generally are considered to include newspapers, which usually have large, unfastened pages and contents with considerable immediacy; and magazines, or journals, which have smaller pages, are usually fastened or bound, and often have more specialized, less time-dependent contents.

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