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Period 1Definition: A portion of time as limited and determined by some recurring phenomenon, as by the completion of a revolution of one of the heavenly bodies; a division of time, as a series of
years, months, or
days, in which something is completed, and ready to recommence and go on in the same order; as, the period of the sun, or the earth, or a comet.
Period 2Definition: A stated and recurring interval of time; more generally, an interval of time specified or left indefinite; a certain series of
years, months, days, or the like; a time; a cycle; an age; an epoch; as, the period of the Roman republic.
Period 3Definition: One of the great
divisions of geological time; as, the Tertiary period; the Glacial period. See the Chart of Geology.
Period 4Definition: The termination or completion of a revolution, cycle, series of
events, single event, or act; hence, a limit; a bound; an end; a conclusion.
Period 5Definition: A complete sentence, from one full stop to another;
well-proportioned, harmonious sentence.
Period 6Definition: The
punctuation point that
marks the end of a complete sentence, or of an abbreviated word.
Period 7Definition: One of several similar
terms usually marked by
commas placed at regular
intervals, as in numeration, in the extraction of
roots, and in circulating
Period 8Definition: The time of the exacerbation and remission of a disease, or of the paroxysm and intermission.
Period 9Definition: A complete musical sentence.
Period 10Definition: To put an end to.
Period 11Definition: To come to a period; to conclude.
[Obs.] "You may period upon this, that,"
period 12Definition: a punctuation mark placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after
abbreviations; "in England they call a period a stop"
period 13Definition: the monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause; "the women were sickly and subject to excessive menstruation"; "a woman does not take the gout unless her menses be
stopped"--Hippocrates; "the semen
period 14Definition: an amount of time; "a time period of years"; "hastened the period of time of his recovery";
"Picasso''s blue period"
period 15Definition: the end or completion of something; "death put a period to his
endeavors"; "a change soon put a period to my tranquility"
period 16Definition: a unit of geological time during which a system of
rocks formed; "ganoid fishes swarmed during the earlier geological
period 17Definition: one of three
periods of play in hockey
period 18Definition: the interval taken to complete one cycle of a regularly repeating phenomenon
period 19Definition: a stage in the history of a culture having a definable place in space and time; "a novel from the Victorian period"