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  • 1 lasting period — index duration Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 Period — Pe ri*od, n. [L. periodus, Gr. ? a going round, a way round, a circumference, a period of time; ? round, about + ? a way: cf. F. p[ e]riode.] 1. A portion of time as limited and determined by some recurring phenomenon, as by the completion of a… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Period piece — is phrase that is used to describe creative works.UsageettingIn the performing arts, a period piece is a work set in a particular era. This informal term covers all countries, all periods and all genres. It may be as long and general as the… …

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  • 4 period piece — n. 1. a painting, piece of furniture, novel, etc. considered typical of the period in which it was created; often, specif., one regarded as being of mere historical interest and without lasting artistic merit 2. a novel, film, etc. set in an… …

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  • 5 Period of Disunity — The Period of Disunity, also known as the first disunion, was a long period of disunity and civil wars in China, lasting from 220 to 589. It followed the collapse of the Han Dynasty, when a large number of kingdoms had sprung up and fought for… …

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  • 6 Period Certain — An annuitization method option with which the annuitant selects a specific time period for which the annuity income payments will last. This is unlike the more commonly selected life option, with which the annuitant receives an income payment for …

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  • 7 lasting — adjective Persisting for an extended period of time. After World War One it was hoped that a lasting peace had been achieved. It hadnt …

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  • 8 period of isovolumic contraction — the first phase of ventricular systole, being the short period (0.5 second) lasting from atrioventricular valve closing to semilunar valve opening; as the muscle fibers contract, the ventricular pressure rises rapidly but the ventricular blood… …

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  • 9 period of isovolumic relaxation — a short interval (0.05 second) during ventricular diastole, immediately following the ejection period and lasting from semilunar valve closing to atrioventricular valve opening; as the muscle fibers relax, the ventricular pressure drops and the… …

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  • 10 period of ventricular filling — in the cardiac cycle, the interval in diastole lasting from atrioventricular valve opening to the start of ventricular contraction and valve closure, during which the ventricular blood volume increases and the pressure drops. The interval is… …

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  • 11 lasting — adjective enduring or able to endure over a long period of time. Derivatives lastingly adverb lastingness noun …

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  • 12 Second Stadtholderless Period — The Second Stadtholderless Period or Era ( nl. Tweede Stadhouderloze Tijdperk) is the designation in Dutch historiography of the period between the death of stadtholder William III on March 19 [This is the date from the Gregorian calendar that… …

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  • 13 The period — Period Pe ri*od, n. [L. periodus, Gr. ? a going round, a way round, a circumference, a period of time; ? round, about + ? a way: cf. F. p[ e]riode.] 1. A portion of time as limited and determined by some recurring phenomenon, as by the completion …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 14 Asuka period — The Nihongo|Asuka period|飛鳥時代|asuka jidai, was a period in the history of Japan lasting from 538 to 710 (or 592 645), although its beginning could be said to overlap with the preceding Kofun period. The Yamato polity evolved much during the Asuka …

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  • 15 long-lasting — /lawng las ting, lah sting, long /, adj. 1. enduring or existing for a long period of time: a long lasting friendship. 2. effective for a relatively long period of time: a long lasting pain reliever. 3. resisting the effects of wear or use over a …

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  • 16 long-lasting — long′ last′ing adj. 1) cvb enduring or existing for a long period of time: a long lasting friendship[/ex] 2) cvb effective for a relatively long period of time: a long lasting pain reliever[/ex] • Etymology: 1520–30 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 17 Medieval Warm Period — Northern hemisphere temperature reconstructions for the past 2,000 years The Medieval Warm Period (MWP), Medieval Climate Optimum, or Medieval Climatic Anomaly was a time of warm climate in the North Atlantic region, that may also have been… …

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  • 18 Jōmon period — Not to be confused with Jeulmun pottery period. Characters for Jōmon (meaning cord marks or cord patterned ). The Jōmon period (縄文時代 …

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  • 19 Nanboku-chō period — For other uses of Northern and Southern Courts period , see Northern and Southern Courts period (disambiguation). History of Japan Mount Yoshino Paleolithic 35,000–14,000 BC Jōmon period 14,000–300 BC Yayoi …

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  • 20 Cretaceous Period — Interval of geologic time from с 144 to 65 million years ago. During the Cretaceous the climate was warmer than today. In the seas, marine invertebrates flourished, and bony fishes evolved. On land, flowering plants arose, and insects, bees in… …

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