periodical

  • 1 periodical — [pir΄ē äd′i kəl] adj. 1. PERIODIC 2. published at regular intervals, as weekly, monthly, etc. 3. of a periodical n. a periodical publication …

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  • 2 periodical — index habitual, journal, organ, publication (printed matter), regular (orderly), serial, sporadic Bu …

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  • 3 periodical — pe‧ri‧od‧i‧cal [ˌpɪəriˈɒdɪkl ǁ ˌpɪriˈɑː ] noun [countable] a magazine, especially one about a technical or serious subject, that comes out regularly: • The company s publishing operations include business and consumer periodicals. * * *… …

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  • 4 periodical — ► ADJECTIVE 1) occurring or appearing at intervals. 2) (of a magazine or newspaper) published at regular intervals. ► NOUN ▪ a periodical magazine or newspaper. DERIVATIVES periodically adverb …

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  • 5 Periodical — Pe ri*od ic*al, n. A magazine or other publication which appears at stated or regular intervals. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 6 periodical — (adj.) c.1600, from PERIODIC (Cf. periodic) + AL (Cf. al) (1). As a noun meaning magazine published at regular intervals, attested from 1798 …

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  • 7 periodical — adj. 2 g. Relativo a periódicos ou a jornais.   ‣ Etimologia: periódico + al …

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  • 8 periodical — n *journal, magazine, newspaper, review, organ …

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  • 9 periodical — [n] regular publication journal, mag*, magazine, monthly, newspaper, number, paper, quarterly, rag*, review, serial, sheet*, slick*, throwaway*, weekly; concept 280 …

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  • 10 Periodical — Periodic Pe ri*od ic, Periodical Pe ri*od ic*al, a. [L. periodicus, Gr. ?: cf. F. p[ e]riodique.] 1. Of or pertaining to a period or periods, or to division by periods. [1913 Webster] The periodicaltimes of all the satellites. Sir J. Herschel.… …

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  • 11 periodical — [[t]pɪ͟əriɒ̱dɪkəl[/t]] periodicals 1) N COUNT Periodicals are magazines, especially serious or academic ones, that are published at regular intervals. The walls would be lined with books and periodicals. ...a monthly periodical. 2) ADJ: usu ADJ n …

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  • 12 periodical — periodic, periodical Periodic is an adjective only, and although once largely restricted to technical and scientific contexts (e.g. periodic decimal, periodic function, and periodic table), it has become commoner in non technical usage as well… …

    Modern English usage

  • 13 periodical — I. adjective Date: 1601 1. periodic 1 2. a. published with a fixed interval between the issues or numbers b. published in, characteristic of, or connected with a periodical II. noun Date: 1798 a periodical publication …

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  • 14 periodical — n. 1) a current periodical (where does the library keep current periodicals?) 2) bound periodicals * * * [ˌpɪ(ə)rɪ ɒdɪk(ə)l] bound periodicals a current periodical (where does the library keep current periodicals?) …

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  • 15 periodical — I UK [ˌpɪərɪˈɒdɪk(ə)l] / US [ˌpɪrɪˈɑdɪk(ə)l] noun [countable] Word forms periodical : singular periodical plural periodicals a magazine on a particular subject that is published regularly II UK [ˌpɪərɪˈɒdɪk(ə)l] / US [ˌpɪrɪˈɑdɪk(ə)l] adjective… …

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  • 16 periodical — pe|ri|od|i|cal1 [ ,pıri adıkl ] noun count a magazine on a particular subject that is published regularly periodical pe|ri|od|i|cal 2 [ ,pıri adıkl ] adjective PERIODIC …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 periodical — adjective occurring or appearing at intervals. ↘(of a magazine or newspaper) published at regular intervals. noun a periodical magazine or newspaper. Derivatives periodically adverb …

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  • 18 periodical — periodicalism, n. periodicalist, n. periodicalness, n. /pear ee od i keuhl/, n. 1. a magazine or other journal that is issued at regularly recurring intervals. adj. 2. published at regularly recurring intervals. 3. of or pertaining to such… …

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  • 19 periodical — 1. noun a) A publication issued regularly, but less frequently than daily b) A publication that appears at fixed intervals Syn: serial 2. adjective …

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  • 20 Periodical — Периодическое издание, периодика; периодический журнал …

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