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Definition 1: a publication that appears at fixed intervals - [noun denoting communication]

(periodical is a kind of ...) a copy of a printed work offered for distribution

(... is a kind of periodical ) a periodical that summarizes the news

(... is a kind of periodical ) a periodical (magazine or newspaper) containing many pictures

(... is a kind of periodical ) a periodical that appears at scheduled times

(... is a kind of periodical ) a periodical that is published by a special interest group

"the organ of the communist party"

(... is a kind of periodical ) one of a series published periodically

"she found an old issue of the magazine in her dentist's waiting room"

(... is a kind of periodical ) a periodical dedicated to a particular subject

"he reads the medical journals"

(... is a kind of periodical ) a periodical that publishes critical essays on current affairs or literature or art

Definition 2: happening or recurring at regular intervals - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where periodical or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the periodic appearance of the seventeen-year locust

Synonyms for periodical in the sense of this definition

(periodical is similar to ...) marked by repeated cycles

(periodical is similar to ...) occurring every six months or during every period of six months

(periodical is similar to ...) occurring twice a month

"a semimonthly publication"

(periodical is similar to ...) occurring every two months

"bimonthly visits"

(periodical is similar to ...) of or occurring or payable every month

"monthly payments" "the monthly newsletter"

(periodical is similar to ...) occurring every third year or lasting 3 years

(periodical is similar to ...) occurring every second year

"they met at biennial conventions"

(periodical is similar to ...) occurring or payable twice each year

(periodical is similar to ...) occurring or payable every year

"an annual trip to Paris" "yearly medical examinations" "annual (or yearly) income"

(periodical is similar to ...) occurring every two weeks

(periodical is similar to ...) occurring ever half hour

(periodical is similar to ...) occurring every hour or payable by the hour

"hourly chimes" "hourly pay"

(periodical is similar to ...) occurring twice a week

(periodical is similar to ...) of or occurring every seven days

"a weekly visit" "weekly paper"

(periodical is similar to ...) happening every night

"nightly television now goes on until 3:00 or 4:00 a.m."

(periodical is similar to ...) of or belonging to or occurring every day

"daily routine" "a daily paper"

(periodical is similar to ...) having a daily cycle or occurring every day

"diurnal rotation of the heavens"

(periodical is similar to ...) having periodic vibrations

(periodical is similar to ...) occurring during the middle of the week

"midweekly prayer meetings"

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