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|Noun||1.||recurrent event - an event that recurs at intervals |
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"
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