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periodic

adjective

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1 appearing or occurring repeatedly from time to time
  • sent out periodic reminders about the office dress code

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2 occurring or appearing at intervals
  • periodic snow showers that might leave up to an inch

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The first known use of periodic was in 1650

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“Periodic.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/periodic. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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