Periodicity is the fact of something happening at regularly-spaced periods of time.
An example of periodicity is the full moon happening every 29.5 days.
- the tendency, quality, or fact of recurring at regular intervals
- Chem. the occurrence of similar properties in elements occupying similar positions in the periodic table
Origin of periodicityFrench périodicité ; from période: see period
- The quality or state of being periodic; recurrence at regular intervals.
- The repetition of similar properties in chemical elements, as indicated by their positioning in the periodic table.
From French pÃ©riodicitÃ©