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1. periodical

noun. ['ˌpɪriːˈɑːdɪkəl'] a publication that appears at fixed intervals.

Synonyms

  • serial publication
  • pictorial
  • number
  • organ
  • issue
  • review
  • publication
  • serial
  • series
  • journal

Antonyms

  • short
  • continual
  • biennial
  • forbid

Etymology

  • -al (English)
  • periodic (English)
  • iodic (English)

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Example sentences of the word periodical-cicada


1. Noun Phrase
Depending on where you live, you may experience periodical cicadas more than once every 13 or 17 years.

2. Noun Phrase
By the time the wasps start hunting, the periodical cicadas are long gone.

3. Noun Phrase
Different species of periodical cicadas emerge at different intervals.

4. Noun Phrase
In Missouri, for example, periodical cicadas emerge every 13 and 17 years.

2. periodical

adjective. ['ˌpɪriːˈɑːdɪkəl'] 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
  • periodic
  • annual
  • biweekly

Antonyms

  • noncyclic
  • acyclic
  • formal
  • annual

Etymology

  • -al (English)
  • periodic (English)
  • iodic (English)

3. cicada

noun. ['səˈkeɪdə'] stout-bodied insect with large membranous wings; male has drum-like organs for producing a high-pitched drone.

Synonyms

  • dog-day cicada
  • cicala
  • seventeen-year locust
  • Cicadidae
  • Magicicada septendecim
  • homopterous insect
  • periodical cicada
  • homopteran
  • harvest fly
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