periodic

Definitions

General English

Aviation

  • adjective happening from time to time or at regular intervals, occasional

Computing

  • adjective used to describe a signal or event that occurs regularly

Electronics

  • Occurring, appearing, or characterized by regular and repetitive intervals or cycles. For instance, AC, the chopping of a signal, or the oscillation of a crystal.
  • Occurring, appearing, or characterized by irregular intervals. For example, the backing up of data occasionally.
  • Characterized or ordered by repeated properties. For instance, the sequencing of elements within a periodic table.

Medical

  • adjective occurring from time to time
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