[ peer-ee-od-ik, peer- ]
/ ˈpɪər iˈɒd ɪk, ˌpɪər- /
a function of a real or complex variable that is periodic.
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Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
Compare periodic1 (def. 5).
Words nearby periodic function
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British Dictionary definitions for periodic function
/ (ˌpɪərɪˈɒdɪk) /
maths a function, such as sin x, whose value is repeated at constant intervals
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