not ; irregular.
Physics. of or relating to vibrations or oscillations with no apparent period.
not periodic; not occurring at regular intervals
(of a system or instrument) being damped sufficiently to reach equilibrium without oscillation
(of an oscillation or vibration) not having a regular period
(of an electrical circuit) not having a measurable resonant frequency
1874, from a- (2), privative prefix, + periodic.
aperiodic a·pe·ri·od·ic (ā’pēr-ē-ŏd’ĭk)
Not occurring periodically.
a·pe’ri·o·dic’i·ty (-ə-dĭs’ĭ-tē) n.
aperistalsis aperistalsis a·per·i·stal·sis (ā-pěr’ĭ-stôl’sĭs, -stāl’-) n. The absence of peristalsis.
a small drink of alcoholic liquor taken to stimulate the appetite before a meal. Also called apéritif wine. a wine served as an appetizer or cocktail. Historical Examples A French cafe was installed there, and two or three soldiers were taking their aperitif before dinner out in the air. The Garden Of Allah Robert Hichens […]
a small drink of alcoholic liquor taken to stimulate the appetite before a meal. Also called apéritif wine. a wine served as an appetizer or cocktail. noun an alcoholic drink, esp a wine, drunk before a meal to whet the appetite n. 1894, “alcoholic drink taken before a meal to stimulate the appetite,” from French […]
. having a stimulating effect on the appetite. an . an appetite stimulant. Historical Examples The aperitive virtue of a key, the attractive virtue of a hook. Pascal’s Penses Blaise Pascal The aperitive virtue of a key, the attractive virtue of a crook. The Thoughts of Blaise Pascal Blaise Pascal Aperient roots,1535 aperitive species; Species […]