Definition of periodicity in English:


Syllabification: pe·ri·o·dic·i·ty
Pronunciation: /ˌpi(ə)rēəˈdisitē


chiefly • technical
  • The quality or character of being periodic; the tendency to recur at intervals: the periodicity of the sunspot cycle
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    • Given the coincidence of this period with natural circadian periodicity, interventions designed to promote sleep might focus on widening this 1-hour window to make more time available for sleep.
    • He found that when he arranged the elements in order of increasing atomic weight, similar properties were repeated at regular intervals; they displayed periodicity.
    • Blue is also, in this poem, the emblem of temporal distance, and so of the shadow side, a blue shadow, of the mindful periodicity that orders our lives.

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