monthly

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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Monthly \Month"ly\, noun; pl. {Monthlies}. A publication which appears regularly once a month.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Monthly \Month"ly\, adverb

1. Once a month; in every month; as, the moon changes monthly. --Shak.

2. As if under the influence of the moon; in the manner of a lunatic. [Obs.] --Middleton.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Monthly \Month"ly\, adjective

1. Continued a month, or a performed in a month; as, the monthly revolution of the moon.

2. Done, happening, payable, published, etc., once a month, or every month; as, a monthly visit; monthly charges; a monthly installment; a monthly magazine.

{Monthly nurse}, a nurse who serves for a month or some short time, esp. one which attends women after childbirth.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Cyclic \Cyc"lic\ (s?k"l?k or s?"kl?k), Cyclical \Cyc"lic*al\ (s?k"l?-kal), adjective [Cf. F. cycluque, Gr. kykliko's, fr. ky'klos See {Cycle}.]

1. Of or pertaining to a cycle or circle; moving in cycles; as, cyclical time. --Coleridge.

2. (Chemistry) Having atoms bonded to form a ring structure. Opposite of {acyclic}.

Note: Used most commonly in respect to organic compounds.

Note: [Narrower terms: {bicyclic}; {heterocyclic}; {homocyclic, isocyclic}]

Syn: closed-chain, closed-ring. [WordNet 1.5]

3. Recurring in cycles[2]; having a pattern that repeats at approximately equal intervals; periodic. Opposite of {noncyclic}.

Note: [Narrower terms: {alternate(prenominal), alternating(prenominal)}; {alternate(prenominal), every other(prenominal), every second(prenominal)}; {alternating(prenominal), oscillating(prenominal)}; {biyearly}; {circadian exhibiting 24-hour periodicity)}; {circular}; {daily, diurnal}; {fortnightly, biweekly}; {hourly}; {midweek, midweekly}; {seasonal}; {semestral, semestrial}; {semiannual, biannual, biyearly}; {semiweekly, biweekly}; {weekly}; {annual, yearly}; {biennial}; {bimonthly, bimestrial}; {half-hourly}; {half-yearly}; {monthly}; {tertian, alternate(prenominal)}; {triennial}] [WordNet 1.5]

4. Marked by repeated cycles[2]. [WordNet 1.5]

{Cyclic chorus}, the chorus which performed the songs and dances of the dithyrambic odes at Athens, dancing round the altar of Bacchus in a circle.

{Cyclic poets}, certain epic poets who followed Homer, and wrote merely on the Trojan war and its heroes; -- so called because keeping within the circle of a single subject. Also, any series or coterie of poets writing on one subject. --Milman.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

monthly

adverb

1: occurring once a month; "they meet monthly"

adjective

1: of or occurring or payable every month; "monthly payments"; "the monthly newsletter"

noun

1: a periodical that is published every month (or 12 issues per year)


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