quasiperiodic


qua·si·pe·ri·od·ic

adjective \-ˌpir-ē-ˈä-dik\

Definition of QUASIPERIODIC

:  almost but not quite periodic; especially :  periodic on a small scale but unpredictable at some larger scale
qua·si·pe·ri·od·ic·i·ty \-ˌpir-ē-ə-ˈdi-sə-tē\ noun

First Known Use of QUASIPERIODIC

circa 1890

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