Alternateness
Alternateness Al*ter"nate*ness, n. The quality of being alternate, or of following by turns. [1913 Webster]

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  • alternateness — See alternately. * * * …   Universalium

  • alternateness — noun The state or quality of being alternate …   Wiktionary

  • alternateness — n. being alternate, being changed intermittently …   English contemporary dictionary

  • alternateness — † alˈternateness ? Obs. 0 [f. as prec. + ness.] The quality or state of being alternate, or of following by turns. in Bailey; and in mod. Dicts …   Useful english dictionary

  • Alternacy — Al*ter na*cy, n. Alternateness; alternation. [R.] Mitford. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Reciprocalness — Re*cip ro*cal*ness (r[ e]*s[i^]p r[ o]*kal*n[e^]s), n. The quality or condition of being reciprocal; mutual return; alternateness. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • alternate — alternately, adv. alternateness, n. alternatingly, adv. v. /awl teuhr nayt , al /; adj., n. /awl teuhr nit, al /, v., alternated, alternating, adj., n. v.i. 1. to interchange repeatedly and regularly with one another in time or place; rotate… …   Universalium

  • Regularity of recurrence — (Roget s Thesaurus) Periodicity < N PARAG:Regularity of recurrence >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 periodicity periodicity intermittence Sgm: N 1 beat beat Sgm: N 1 oscillation oscillation &c. 314 Sgm: N 1 pulse pulse pulsation Sgm …   English dictionary for students

  • reciprocalness — n. Alternateness, mutual return …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • alternate — verb (alternated, alternating) –verb (i) /ˈɔltəneɪt / (say awltuhnayt), /ˈɒl / (say ol ) 1. (sometimes followed by with) to follow one another in time or place reciprocally: day and night alternate; darkness alternates with light. 2. to change… …   Australian English dictionary

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