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Definition of Periodical


  1. Of or pertaining to a period or periods, or to division by periods.
  2. Performed in a period, or regular revolution; proceeding in a series of successive circuits; as, the periodical motion of the planets round the sun.
  3. Happening, by revolution, at a stated time; returning regularly, after a certain period of time; acting, happening, or appearing, at fixed intervals; recurring; as, periodical epidemics.
  4. Of or pertaining to a period; constituting a complete sentence.
  5. A magazine or other publication which appears at stated or regular intervals.

Periodical Translations

periodical in Afrikaans is koerant, tydskrift
periodical in Danish is tidskrift, avis
periodical in Dutch is krant
periodical in Finnish is sanomalehti
periodical in French is revue
periodical in German is periodisch, periodische
periodical in Italian is periodico
periodical in Norwegian is tidskrift, tidsskrift
periodical in Portuguese is revista
periodical in Swedish is periodisk, tidskrift