study hall
noun Date: 1836 1. a room in a school set aside for study 2. a period in a student's day set aside for study and homework

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  • Study hall — or Study Period is a term for a class period during the school day when students are not scheduled for an academic class. Study periods often occur because of scheduling conflicts in the school timetable when there is a mismatch between available …   Wikipedia

  • study hall — n [U] AmE a period of time during the school day when students must go to a room to study, instead of going to a lesson …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • study hall — study ,hall noun count AMERICAN a period during the school day when students study in silence without being taught …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • study hall — ☆ study hall n. 1. any room in a school used for studying and doing homework 2. a class period reserved for study …   English World dictionary

  • study hall — noun 1. a period of time during the school day that is set aside for study • Hypernyms: ↑time period, ↑period of time, ↑period • Part Holonyms: ↑school, ↑schooltime, ↑school day 2. a classroom reserved for study …   Useful english dictionary

  • study hall — noun a) A class period, usually in boarding or high school, where students are afforded the time for independent study and homework assignments, as part of the curriculum or after hours, the last notably as a punishment called detention. He… …   Wiktionary

  • study hall — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms study hall : singular study hall plural study halls American a period during the school day when students study quietly without being taught …   English dictionary

  • study hall — stud′y hall n. 1) (in some schools) a room used solely or chiefly for studying 2) edu a period of time in a school day set aside for study and homework • Etymology: 1840–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • study hall — 1. (in some schools) a room used solely or chiefly for studying. 2. a period of time in a school day, set aside for study and doing homework, usually under the supervision of a teacher and in a room designated for this purpose. [1840 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • study hall — noun N. Amer. the period of time in a school curriculum designated for study and the preparation of homework …   English new terms dictionary

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