period

  • 41 Period — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Definite duration, or portion of time. < N PARAG:Period >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 period period age era Sgm: N 1 second second minute hour day week month quarter year …

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  • 42 period*/*/*/ — [ˈpɪəriəd] noun [C] I 1) an amount of time The long dry period ended with heavy rain.[/ex] a period of three months[/ex] 2) the time about once a month when a woman who is not pregnant MENSTRUATES (= loses blood) 3) a part of a school day when a… …

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  • 43 period — /ˈpɪəriəd / (say pearreeuhd) noun 1. an indefinite portion of time, or of history, life, etc., characterised by certain features or conditions. 2. any specified division or portion of time. 3. Education a specific length of time in a school… …

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  • 44 period — • fas, skede, period, stadium • cykel, serie, period, skede • era, tidevarv, epok, skede, period …

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  • 45 period —    1. the time of menstruation    Shortened form of monthly period of menstrual flow:     Next Monday? asks Howard. No good, says Flora. That s my period. (Bradbury, 1975)    2. old and dilapidated    Literally, a passage of time, but for this… …

    How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • 46 period — noun 1) a six week period Syn: time, spell, interval, stretch, term, span, phase, bout, run, duration, chapter, stage; while, patch 2) the postwar period Syn …

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  • 47 Period —    How comets are classified. A period is the length of time it takes a comet to travel once around the sun. Short period comets can complete one cycle in 3.3 years, while very long period comets can take thousands of years to complete one orbit …

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  • 48 period — 1. A certain duration or division of time. 2. One of the stages of a disease, e.g., p. of incubation, p. of convalescence. SEE ALSO: stage, phase. 3. Colloquialism for menses. 4. Any of the horizontal rows of chemical elements in the …

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  • 49 period —  (British, full stop). Two common errors are associated with the period, both of which arise from its absence. The first is the runon sentence that is, the linking of two complete thoughts by a comma. It is never possible to say whether a run on… …

    Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • 50 period —    (British, Full stop). Two common errors are associated with the period, both of which arise from its absence. The first is the run on sentence that is, the linking of two complete thoughts by a comma. It is never possible to say whether a run… …

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  • 51 period — noun 1》 a length or portion of time.     ↘a major division of geological time that is a subdivision of an era and is itself subdivided into epochs. 2》 each of the set divisions of the day in a school. 3》 (also menstrual period) a monthly flow of… …

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  • 52 period — noun 1) a six week period Syn: time, spell, interval, stretch, term, span, phase, bout; Brit.; informal patch 2) the post war period Syn: era …

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  • 53 Period! — exclam. . . . and that’s final! (A way of indicating that there will be no more discussion or negotiation.) □ I don’t want to hear any more about it! Period! □ My final offer is $30.00. Period! …

    Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • 54 period — Synonyms and related words: Alexandrine, Archean, Archeozoic, Cambrian, Carboniferous, Cenozoic, Comanchean, Cretaceous, Devonian, Eocene, Glacial, Holocene, Lower Cretaceous, Lower Tertiary, Mesozoic, Miocene, Mississippian, Oligocene, Paleocene …

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  • 55 period — [14] Period means etymologically ‘going round’. It comes via Old French periode and Latin periodus from Greek períodos, a compound noun formed from the prefix perí ‘round’ and hódos ‘way’ (source also of English episode, exodus [17], and method) …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 56 period — Точка (Period, Full stop)     Одиночный разделительный знак препинания [точка, запятая, двоеточие, тире, многоточие и т.д.], отмечающий конец предложения и тем самым служащий для членения текста [любая последовательность символов]. Впервые… …

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  • 57 period — pe·ri·od || pɪrɪəd / pɪər n. age, era; season; lesson; length of time; (Sports) one of the segments of the playing time of a game (such as quarter, half or overtime) n. menstrual period, menstrual cycle n. punctuation mark resembling a… …

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  • 58 Period —   A time period …

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  • 59 period — n 1. eon, era, epoch, age, time, days, years; space, term, spell, stretch, interval, span, stage, duration. 2. generation, season, teens, middle age, middle years, twilight years, golden years, sunset years; spring, summer, autumn, fall, winter;… …

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  • 60 period — periodas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. interval; period vok. Intervall, n; Periode, f rus. период, m pranc. intervalle, m; période, f …

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