quasiperiodic

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adjective qua·si·pe·ri·od·ic \ˌkwā-ˌzī-ˌpir-ē-ˈä-dik, -ˌsī-, ˌkwä-zē-, -sē-\

Definition of quasiperiodic

  1. :  almost but not quite periodic; especially :  periodic on a small scale but unpredictable at some larger scale

quasiperiodicity

play \ˌkwā-ˌzī-ˌpir-ē-ə-ˈdi-sə-tē, -ˌsī-, ˌkwä-zē-, -sē-\ noun

1871

First Known Use of quasiperiodic

1871


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