aperiodic

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adjective ape·ri·od·ic \ˌā-ˌpir-ē-ˈä-dik\

Definition of aperiodic

  1. 1 :  of irregular occurrence :  not periodic aperiodic floods

  2. 2 :  not having periodic vibrations :  not oscillatory

aperiodically

play \-di-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

aperiodicity

play \-ē-ə-ˈdi-sə-tē\ noun

Examples of aperiodic in a Sentence

  1. released aperiodic reports on the results of their cancer research

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1870

First Known Use of aperiodic

1870


Medical Dictionary

aperiodic

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adjective ape·ri·od·ic \ˌā-ˌpir-ē-ˈäd-ik\

Medical Definition of aperiodic

  1. 1:  of irregular occurrence

  2. 2:  not having periodic vibrations :  not oscillatory



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