noun (plural -ties) Date: 1603 1. the quality or state of being regular 2. something that is regular

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  • Regularity — Reg u*lar i*ty ( l?r ?*t?), n. [Cf. F. r[ e]gularit[ e].] The condition or quality of being regular; as, regularity of outline; the regularity of motion. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • regularity — I noun balance, clockwork precision, conformity, congruity, consistency, constantia, even tenor, evenness, exactness, harmony, homogeneity, invariability, levelness, method, methodicalness, order, orderliness, ordo, periodicity, precision,… …   Law dictionary

  • regularity — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ depressing, monotonous, predictable ▪ Rows over funding that broke out with depressing regularity. ▪ alarming ▪ The same mistakes reoccur with alarming regularity …   Collocations dictionary

  • regularity — re|gu|lar|i|ty [ˌregjuˈlærıti] n plural regularities 1.) [U] when the same thing keeps happening often, especially with the same amount of time between each occasion when it happens ▪ Climate change is disrupting the regularity of the seasons.… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • regularity — noun /ˌɹɛɡjuˈlæɹəti/ a) The condition or quality of being regular; as, regularity of outline I have been watching that show with regularity. b) A particular regular occurrence See Also: regular …   Wiktionary

  • regularity — noun 1. a property of polygons: the property of having equal sides and equal angles (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑geometrical regularity • Derivationally related forms: ↑regular • Hypernyms: ↑symmetry, ↑symmetricalness, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • regularity — reg·u·lar·i·ty .reg yə lar ət ē n, pl ties the quality or state of being regular <maintain bowel regularity> …   Medical dictionary

  • regularity — Synonyms and related words: arrangement, array, balance, bilateral symmetry, cadence, ceaselessness, chattering, clockwork regularity, concord, conformity, congruity, consistency, constancy, constant flow, continualness, continuity,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • regularity — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Periodicity Nouns 1. regularity, periodicity; evenness, steadiness, constancy, consistency, invariability, punctuality; nonchaotic attractor; biorhythm; intermittence, alternation (see oscillation); beat …   English dictionary for students

  • regularity — [[t]re̱gjʊlæ̱rɪti[/t]] regularities 1) N COUNT A regularity is the fact that the same thing always happens in the same circumstances. [FORMAL] Children seek out regularities and rules in acquiring language. 2) → See also regular …   English dictionary

  • regularity — dėsningumas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. regularity vok. Gesetzmäßigkeit, f rus. закономерность, f pranc. conformité à la loi, f; régularité, f …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

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