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1. periodic

adjective. ['ˌpɪriːˈɑːdɪk'] happening or recurring at regular intervals.

Synonyms

  • nightly
  • day-after-day
  • triennial
  • semimonthly
  • hourly
  • biannual
  • semestral
  • semiannual
  • hebdomadal
  • oscillatory
  • day-by-day
  • half-yearly
  • cyclic
  • day-to-day
  • monthly
  • semestrial
  • diurnal
  • half-hourly
  • daily
  • hebdomadary
  • oscillating
  • biyearly
  • fortnightly
  • biennial
  • yearly
  • semiweekly
  • bimestrial
  • midweekly
  • weekly
  • annual
  • periodical
  • biweekly

Antonyms

  • formal
  • annual
  • perennial
  • short

Etymology

  • iodic (English)
  • per- (English)
  • périodique (French)
  • periodicus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Periodic

  • rhapsodic
  • episodic
  • miladic
  • melodic
  • rodick
  • modic

How do you pronounce periodic?

Pronounce periodic as ˌpɪriˈɑdɪk.

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Example sentences of the word periodic


1. Adjective
If so, find the element that has been ionized on the periodic table.

Quotes containing the word periodic


1. A society's competitive advantage will come not from how well its schools teach the multiplication and periodic tables, but from how well they stimulate imagination and creativity.
- Albert Einstein

2. periodic

adjective. ['ˌpɪriːˈɑːdɪk'] recurring or reappearing from time to time.

Synonyms

  • sporadic

Antonyms

  • noncyclic
  • acyclic

Etymology

  • iodic (English)
  • per- (English)
  • périodique (French)
  • periodicus (Latin)
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