Periodical definition

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Published at regular intervals, as weekly, monthly, etc.
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Periodical is defined as a magazine or newspaper that comes out at fixed or regular intervals.

A weekly newspaper is an example of a periodical.

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Periodic.
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A publication issued at regular intervals of more than one day.
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The definition of periodical is something that occurs at fixed or regular intervals.

When you visit your doctor every two months, this is an example of a situation where you make periodical visits to your doctor.

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Published at regular intervals of more than one day.
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Of or relating to a publication issued at such intervals.
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Of a periodical.
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A publication that appears at fixed intervals.
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A publication that often contains the most current information in the field, on every conceivable topic, often in greater detail than other publication formats.
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The primary means for communication of original scholarship or creative work at the cutting edge of research in almost all fields.
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Published at regular intervals of more than one day, especially weekly, monthly, or quarterly.
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Of, or relating to such a publication.
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A periodical publication.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
periodical
Plural:
periodicals

Origin of periodical