Definitions for periodicityˌpɪər i əˈdɪs ɪ ti

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pe•ri•o•dic•i•tyˌpɪər i əˈdɪs ɪ ti(n.)

  1. the character of being periodic; the tendency to recur at regular intervals.

Origin of periodicity:

1825–35; < F périodicité

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cyclicity, periodicity(noun)

    the quality of recurring at regular intervals


  1. periodicity(Noun)

    Recurrence of a woman's periods; menstruation.

  2. periodicity(Noun)

    The quality of being periodic; tendency to recur at regular intervals.

  3. periodicity(Noun)

    The quality of a function with a repeated set of values at regular intervals.

  4. Origin: From périodicité

Webster Dictionary

  1. Periodicity(noun)

    the quality or state of being periodical, or regularly recurrent; as, the periodicity in the vital phenomena of plants

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Periodicity

    The tendency of a phenomenon to recur at regular intervals; in biological systems, the recurrence of certain activities (including hormonal, cellular, neural) may be annual, seasonal, monthly, daily, or more frequently (ultradian).

The Standard Electrical Dictionary

  1. Periodicity

    The rate of succession of alternations or of other fixed phases; the rate of recurrence of phenomena.


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