periodic
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˌpɪɹiˈɒdɪk/, /ˌpɪə-/
  • (GA) IPA: /ˌpɪɹiˈɑdɪk/
Adjective

periodic (not comparable)

  1. Relative to a period or periods.
  2. Having repeated cycles.
    Synonyms: cyclic
  3. Occurring at regular intervals.
    Synonyms: cyclic, Thesaurus:periodic
  4. Periodical.
  5. (astronomy) Pertaining to the revolution of a celestial object in its orbit.
    Antonyms: non-periodic
  6. (mathematics, stochastic processes, of a state) For which any return to it must occur in multiples of k time steps, for some k>1.
    Antonyms: aperiodic
  7. (rhetoric) Having a structure characterized by periodic sentences.
Translations Translations Translations Pronunciation
  • enPR: "pûrīŏd'ĭk, IPA: /ˌpɜːɹaɪˈɒdɪk/
Adjective

periodic (not comparable)

  1. Relating to the highest oxidation state of iodine; Of or derived from a periodic acid.



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