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quasiperiodic

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[ˌkwɑːzipɪərɪˈɒdɪk], (Adjective)

Definitions:
- Chiefly . Almost or approximately periodic.

- Of a function: such that increasing the variable by a certain fixed amount multiplies the value of the function by a fixed function, or increases it additively by a fixed function.

- Of a motion, oscillation, etc.: having two periods incommensurable in duration.

- Of a pattern, crystal lattice, etc.: such that any element recurs elsewhere, but at irregular intervals.


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Origin:
late 19th century; earliest use found in Francis Anstie (1833–1874), physician. From quasi- + periodic




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