Periodic Inventory

Business / Accounting / Periodic Inventory: A Periodic Inventory is one whose balance is updated on a periodic basis, ie. every week/month/year. See Inventory .

Other Words for Periodic

Periodic Noun Synonyms: periodical, intermittent, regular, recurrent, repetitive, iterative, cyclic(al), repeated, episodic, sporadic, occasional

Periodic Sentence

Entertainment / Literature / Periodic Sentence: A long sentence that is not grammatically complete (and hence not intelligible to the reader) until the reader reaches the final portion of the sentence. An example is this sentence by Bret Harte: And MORE

Periodic Style

Entertainment / Literature / Periodic Style: A style of writing in which the sentences tend to be periodic. See discussion under periodic sentence, above. Periodic style in English is usually considered indirect or artificially 'artsy' in compar MORE

Periodic Table

Science / Chemistry / Periodic Table: An arrangement of the elements according to increasing atomic number that shows relationships between element properties. MORE

Periodic Rate

Business / Finance / Periodic Rate: The monthly effective interest rate. For example, the periodic rate on a credit card with an 18% annual percentage rate is 1.5% per month. MORE

Periodic Purchase Deferred Contract

Business / Finance / Periodic Purchase Deferred Contract: A fixed or variable annuity contract for which fixed-amount premiums are paid either monthly or quarterly, and that does not begin paying out until a time elected by the annuitant. MORE

Periodic Inventory Method

Business / Accounting / Periodic Inventory Method: A system of accounting for inventory in which cost of goods sold is determined and inventory is adjusted at the end of the accounting period, not when merchandise is purchased or sold. MORE