Definition of periodic function in English:

periodic function

Syllabification: pe·ri·od·ic func·tion
Pronunciation: /ˌpi(ə)rēˌädik ˈfəNGkSHən


  • A function returning to the same value at regular intervals.
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    • His results concern the approximation theory of almost periodic functions.
    • In particular he had found a continuous periodic function whose trigonometric interpolating polynomials, corresponding to equally spaces mesh points, diverge almost everywhere.
    • These turned out to be doubly periodic functions and are called elliptic functions.

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