Definition of periodic function in English:

Share this entry

periodic function

noun

Mathematics
A function returning to the same value at regular intervals.
Example sentences
  • 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.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: peri|od¦ic func|tion

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.