Definition of Periodic movement

1. Noun. Motion that recurs over and over and the period of time required for each recurrence remains the same.

Exact synonyms: Periodic Motion
Generic synonyms: Motion, Movement
Specialized synonyms: Harmonic Motion



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Periodic Movement

periodic apnea of the newborn
periodic arthralgia
periodic biopolymer
periodic breathing
periodic catatonia
periodic comet
periodic disease
periodic event
periodic fever
periodic filariasis
periodic function
periodic functions
periodic law
periodic migrainous neuralgia
periodic motion
periodic movement (current term)
periodic neutropenia
periodic oedema
periodic ophthalmia
periodic paralysis
periodic peritonitis
periodic polyserositis
periodic sentence
periodic structure
periodic structures
periodic system
periodic table
periodic tables
periodical
periodical cicada

Literary usage of Periodic movement

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1. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1900)
"The second part deals with a new example of periodic movement. If a " sleeping" plant is placed in a dark room after its leaves have assumed the nocturnal ..."

2. Lectures on Plant Physiology by Ludwig Jost (1907)
"There are two possibilities by way of explanation of this contradiction ; either regular and long continued periodic movement in the dark is not an ..."

3. Criminal Sociology by Enrico Ferri, William West Smithers, Joseph Ignatius Kelly, John Lisle (1917)
"CHAPTER III periodic movement OF CRIME General data on periodical movement of crime in Europe. § 136. The Periodical Movement of Crime. ..."

4. Criminal Sociology by Enrico Ferri, William West Smithers, Joseph Ignatius Kelly, John Lisle (1917)
"CHAPTER III periodic movement OF CRIME General data on periodical movement of crime in Europe. § 136. The Periodical Movement of Crime. ..."

5. The Outline of Science: A Plain Story Simply Told by John Arthur Thomson (1922)
"In such cases there is evidently a periodic movement independent of external ... In some cases the periodic movement may be due to an after-effect of the ..."

6. Edinburgh Medical and Surgical Journal (1839)
"In the female of inferior animals the analogous hepta-periodic movement is ... Its due flow indicates that the hepta-periodic movement is normally performed ..."

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