periodic event

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Noun1.periodic event - an event that recurs at intervalsperiodic event - an event that recurs at intervals  
happening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent - an event that happens
migration - the periodic passage of groups of animals (especially birds or fishes) from one region to another for feeding or breeding
oscillation, cycle - a single complete execution of a periodically repeated phenomenon; "a year constitutes a cycle of the seasons"
repeat, repetition - an event that repeats; "the events today were a repeat of yesterday's"
sunrise - the daily event of the sun rising above the horizon
sunset - the daily event of the sun sinking below the horizon
heartbeat, beat, pulse, pulsation - the rhythmic contraction and expansion of the arteries with each beat of the heart; "he could feel the beat of her heart"
tide - the periodic rise and fall of the sea level under the gravitational pull of the moon
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The exhibition promotes a culture of property investment, and aim to attract and facilitate GCC property investments in the Bahraini market; showcase existing and future properties at competitive prices; create a periodic event where real estate investors and professionals can meet and interact."
A periodic event known as Pimp My Pint, for instance, gives customers the chance to gussy up pints or growlers using paints and stencils the brewery provides.
McKinsey studied the success stories--"how they sustained a culture in which cost trade-offs became a way of life rather than a periodic event." There were a few commonalities, including the following:
Speaking at the closing of the conference of governors, he also recommended organising this meeting every three months to make it a periodic event to assess the situation in regions and look at their concerns and outstanding issues.
He managed to convince the British Tourism Board (BTB) in time of recession, that as a traditional English periodic event, he was a great attraction for foreign tourists.
This is a periodic event driven by the cleverness of school administrators and others who, over time, figure out how to make the most of financing formulas.
ICM is a periodic event organised once in every four years.
Pragmatics, involving more than one intentional communicator, and synchrony, involving more than one periodic event, both may require conceptualization in three dimensions (e.g., a torus figure) or more.
The writer says the form is experimental for Belarusians: "It's the first time I've worked according to the technology that is widely used at European theatres: when all the documentary material is in the hands of a playwright so that he or she can decide what to delete and what to add." The festival, a periodic event since 2000, is also graced this year by Norwegian company Verk Produksjoner's Ifigeneia.
Most associations determine a normal business cycle (for most this would be one year, but for those with a periodic event that happens more or less frequently, it will vary) and set a goal of having one, one and a half, or even two times the amount of revenue normally collected during that cycle.