[peer-ee-od-ik] /ˌpɪər iˈɒd ɪk/ adjective 1. recurring at intervals of time: periodic revivals of an interest in handicrafts. 2. occurring or appearing at regular intervals: periodic visits by doctors to the village. 3. repeated at irregular intervals; intermittent: periodic outbreaks of the disease. 4. Physics. recurring at equal intervals of time. 5. Mathematics. (of a […]
- Periodic attractor
periodic attractor (pîr’ē-ŏd’ĭk) See under attractor.
[peer-ee-od-ik, peer-] /ˈpɪər iˈɒd ɪk, ˌpɪər-/ noun, Mathematics. 1. .
- Periodic disease
periodic disease pe·ri·od·ic disease (pĭr’ē0ŏd’ĭk) n. A disease for which symptoms tend to recur at regular intervals.