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Newspaper vs. Periodical

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Newspapernoun

(countable) A publication, usually published daily or weekly and usually printed on cheap, low-quality paper, containing news and other articles.

Periodicalnoun

A publication issued regularly, but less frequently than daily.

Newspapernoun

A quantity of or one of the types of paper on which newspapers are printed.

Periodicalnoun

A regularly issued thematic publication that contains the most current information in its field, often the primary means for communication of original scholarship or creative work at the cutting edge of research in its field.

Newspaperverb

(transitive) To cover with newspaper.

‘She newspapered one end of the room before painting the bookcase.’;

Periodicaladjective

Periodic.

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Newspaperverb

To engage in the business of journalism (usually used only in the gerund, newspapering)

‘He newspapered his way through the South on the sports beat, avoiding dry towms.’;

Periodicaladjective

Published at regular intervals of more than one day, especially weekly, monthly, or quarterly.

Newspaperverb

to harass in newspaper articles.

‘He was newspapered out of public life.’;

Periodicaladjective

Of, or relating to such a publication.

Newspapernoun

A sheet of paper printed and distributed, at stated intervals, for conveying intelligence of passing events, advocating opinions, etc.; a public print that circulates news, advertisements, proceedings of legislative bodies, public announcements, etc.

Periodicalnoun

A magazine or other publication which appears at stated or regular intervals.

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Newspapernoun

a daily or weekly publication on folded sheets; contains news and articles and advertisements;

‘he read his newspaper at breakfast’;

Periodicalnoun

a publication that appears at fixed intervals

Newspapernoun

a business firm that publishes newspapers;

‘Murdoch owns many newspapers’;

Periodicaladjective

happening or recurring at regular intervals

Newspapernoun

a newspaper as a physical object;

‘when it began to rain he covered his head with a newspaper’;

Periodicalnoun

a magazine or newspaper published at regular intervals.

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Newspapernoun

cheap paper made from wood pulp and used for printing newspapers;

‘they used bales of newspaper every day’;

Periodicaladjective

occurring or appearing at intervals; occasional

‘she took periodical gulps of her tea’;

Newspaper

A newspaper is a periodical publication containing written information about current events and is often typed in black ink with a white or gray background. Newspapers can cover a wide variety of fields such as politics, business, sports and art, and often include materials such as opinion columns, weather forecasts, reviews of local services, obituaries, birth notices, crosswords, editorial cartoons, comic strips, and advice columns.

Periodicaladjective

(of a magazine or newspaper) published at regular intervals

‘Britain's best periodical art magazine’;

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