periodic event

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n periodic event an event that recurs at intervals
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Usage

In literature:

This was the most disgraceful event that happened in Boston during all the long period preceding the Revolution.
"The Siege of Boston" by Allen French
The history of the elder brother during this period of fifteen years, if less eventful, was not less distinguished by success.
"Our Young Folks, Vol 1, No. 1" by Various
The event which led to the formation or the change of a habit becomes the beginning or the end of a period.
"Introduction to the Study of History" by Charles V. Langlois
It was a period of stirring events.
"Hymns and Hymnwriters of Denmark" by Jens Christian Aaberg
Leland's account of Torksey, which is as follows, applies to a period immediately succeeding that event.
"The Baron's Yule Feast: A Christmas Rhyme" by Thomas Cooper
She recalled every incident of that eventful period.
"Mlle. Fouchette" by Charles Theodore Murray
At this period a sad event plunged my house into mourning.
"Adventures in the Philippine Islands" by Paul P. de La Gironière
These are the most noticeable events which occurred during the period of my narrowest means.
"My Secret Life, Volumes I. to III." by Anonymous
The most important event of this early period of Jackson's life was his marriage.
"Andrew Jackson" by William Garrott Brown
Hooker indeed seemed to have done what no predictor of events should do; he fixed on the period of its accomplishment.
"Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by Isaac Disraeli
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In news:

The waiting period for the Roxy Pro Biarritz , the sixth event of the seven-event ASP Women's World Tour, began today.
So, proceeds from any consignment items that sell after the 60-day consignment period, in addition to proceeds from sales and her spring event, "Spring Butterfly," go to the foundation.
The event will feature staff and volunteers in period dress.
Editor's note: To provide proper perspective on the evolution of the Clarke County public school system it was necessary to include events of years which preceded and followed the 1900-1950 time period highlighted by this special section.
Colorado Eagles players celebrate after a goal in the first period by Riley Nelson during their 10-1 win over the Utah Grizzlies on Wednesday at the Budweiser Events Center.
Organizers say it's an opportunity to show Jesus to the community through a variety of events over a four night period.
A significant winter weather event is looking more probable for the period Mon-Wed.
It is one of the events that people are looking forward to during the Easter Lent period.
What follows is a timeline of events over a three-day period from Nov 30 to Dec 2 that enabled Steinbrecher to find a postseason home for all of the MAC 's bowl eligible teams.
One dictionary defines era as "a period of time marked by distinctive character (and) events".
I normally only tolerate being outside for an extended period of time for two things: holiday-themed events and pick-up games of basketball.
WAIMEA BAY, HAWAII – (Feb 29, 2012) – Winter closed its door on the three-month holding period of the Quiksilver In Memory of Eddie Aikau big wave event today.
WANAKA, New Zealand (Aug 22) – Torin Yater-Wallace (Basalt, CO) and Devin Logan (West Dover, VT) opened the 2014 Olympic Winter Games qualifying period with a US sweep of the FIS World Cup halfpipe skiing event at Cardrona, New Zealand.
The weekend's events will include a period baseball game, artillery and cavalry demonstrations, and two battles each day.
Sorry, the registration period for this event has ended.
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In science:

Concluding, we highlight once more, that ordered, nonchaotical events, exhibit periodical symmetrical patterns in the configuration and kinetic energy spaces.
Intermittency route to chaos for the nuclear billiard - a quantitative study
In the event that the period of inflation was short, these scales would enter our horizon today.
Anisotropic Kantowski-Sachs Universe from Gravitational Tunneling and its Observational Signatures
Nevents produced = σ × Z Ldt, where Nevents produced are the number of produced hard collision events of the process with cross section σ and R Ldt is the integrated luminosity which is provided by the accelerator in a given time period.
Proceedings for TASI 2009 Summer School on "Physics of the Large and the Small": Introduction to the LHC experiments
In each event we selected hits belonging to the same track using a time and position cut of respectively 400 ns (two internal clock periods) and 2 cm in radius.
Test Beam Results Using an RPC Semi-Digital HCAL
As a consequence the event statistics increases if the survey monitors smaller areas over a longer period, with a constant total observing time.
Dark energy constraints from a space-based supernova survey
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