Meaning of PERIODICITY in English


ˌpirēəˈdisəd.ē, ˌpēr-, -sətē, -i noun

( -es )

Etymology: French périodicité, from Latin periodicus + French -ité -ity

: the quality, state, or fact of being regularly recurrent: as

a. : the tendency of a plant to exhibit rhythmical changes in such vital functions as nyctitropic movements, root pressure, flowering, and fruiting

b. : the position of an element in the periodic table

c. : electrical frequency

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