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n. pl. pe·ri·o·dic·i·ties
1. The quality or state of being periodic; recurrence at regular intervals.
2. The repetition of similar properties in chemical elements, as indicated by their positioning in the periodic table.


(ˌpɪər i əˈdɪs ɪ ti)

the character of being periodic; the tendency to recur at regular intervals.
[1825–35; < French périodicité]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.periodicity - the quality of recurring at regular intervals
regularity - the quality of being characterized by a fixed principle or rate; "he was famous for the regularity of his habits"
regular recurrence, rhythm - recurring at regular intervals


[ˌpɪərɪəˈdɪsɪtɪ] Nperiodicidad f


n (Chem) → Periodizität f
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When using the solar time the best fit is a function with a diurnal periodicity (see Figure 1(b)) whereas when using the sidereal time the best fit has a semidiurnal periodicity (See Figure 1(f)).