Meaning of PERIODICAL in English

PERIODICAL

n.

Pronunciation: ˌ pir- ē - ' ä-di-k ə l

Function: adjective

Date: 1601

1 : PERIODIC 1

2 a : published with a fixed interval between the issues or numbers b : published in, characteristic of, or connected with a periodical

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