periodical

[peer-ee-od-i-kuhl]
noun
1.
a magazine or other journal that is issued at regularly recurring intervals.
adjective
2.
published at regularly recurring intervals.
3.
of or pertaining to such publications.

Origin:
1595–1605; periodic1 + -al1

periodicalism, noun
periodicalist, noun
periodicalness, noun
nonperiodical, adjective, noun
nonperiodically, adverb
unperiodical, adjective
unperiodically, adverb

periodic, periodical.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To periodical
Collins
World English Dictionary
periodical (ˌpɪərɪˈɒdɪkəl)
 
n
1.  a publication issued at regular intervals, usually monthly or weekly
 
adj
2.  of or relating to such publications
3.  published at regular intervals
4.  periodic or occasional

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Example sentences
That's one of the reason's it's my favorite periodical.
Reactions to these and other elements in our periodical table of contents fill this column.
It makes you feel more included, as opposed to reading a magazine or some other static periodical.
They believed that there were enough intelligent laymen to support a periodical that discussed science in depth.
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature