[ peer-ee-od-i-kuh l ]
/ ˌpɪər iˈɒd ɪ kəl /
a magazine or other journal that is issued at regularly recurring intervals.
published at regularly recurring intervals.
of or relating to such publications.
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- periodic sentence,
- periodic system,
- periodic table,
- periodic table of the elements,
- periodic tenancy,
- periodical cicada,
Origin of periodical
pe·ri·od·i·cal·ism, nounpe·ri·od·i·cal·ist, nounpe·ri·od·i·cal·ness, nounnon·pe·ri·od·i·cal, adjective, noun
non·pe·ri·od·i·cal·ly, adverbun·pe·ri·od·i·cal, adjectiveun·pe·ri·od·i·cal·ly, adverb
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/ (ˌpɪərɪˈɒdɪkəl) /
a publication issued at regular intervals, usually monthly or weekly
of or relating to such publications
published at regular intervals
periodic or occasional
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