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Etymology

periodic + -al

Pronunciation


Noun

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Singular
periodical

Plural
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  1. A publication issued regularly, but less frequently than daily
  2. A publication that appears at fixed intervals
  3. Often contains the most current information in the field, on every conceivable topic, often in greater detail than other publication formats.
  4. The primary means for communication of original scholarship or creative work at the cutting edge of research in almost all fields.

Synonyms

  • (a publication that appears at fixed intervals): serial

References

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  • encarta.msn.com/encnet/features/dictionary/DictionaryResults.aspx?refid=1861725056

Adjective

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Positive
periodical

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. Periodic
  2. Published at regular intervals of more than one day, especially weekly, monthly, or quarterly
  3. Of, or relating to such a publication

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