Method Adjective Synonyms: way, means, procedure, approach, route, avenue, road, mode, manner, technique, process, routine, modus operandi, plan, scheme, programme, course, routine, practice, pattern, system, methodology, M.O.
Periodic Noun Synonyms: periodical, intermittent, regular, recurrent, repetitive, iterative, cyclic(al), repeated, episodic, sporadic, occasional
Business / Real Estate / Periodic Tenancy: A leasehold interest from period to period that renews automatically unless a notice of termination is given. MORE
Science / Chemistry / Periodic Trend: A regular variation in element properties with increasing atomic number that is ultimately due to regular variations in atomic structure. MORE
Science / Chemistry / Periodic Table: An arrangement of the elements according to increasing atomic number that shows relationships between element properties. MORE
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
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