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Period 1

Definition: 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 2

Definition: 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 3

Definition: One of the great divisions of geological time; as, the Tertiary period; the Glacial period. See the Chart of Geology.

Period 4

Definition: 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 5

Definition: A complete sentence, from one full stop to another; esp., a well-proportioned, harmonious sentence.

Period 6

Definition: The punctuation point that marks the end of a complete sentence, or of an abbreviated word.

Period 7

Definition: One of several similar sets of figures or terms usually marked by points or commas placed at regular intervals, as in numeration, in the extraction of roots, and in circulating decimals.

Period 8

Definition: The time of the exacerbation and remission of a disease, or of the paroxysm and intermission.

Period 9

Definition: A complete musical sentence.

Period 10

Definition: To put an end to.

Period 11

Definition: To come to a period; to conclude. [Obs.] "You may period upon this, that," etc.

period 12

Definition: 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 13

Definition: 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 begins to

period 14

Definition: an amount of time; "a time period of years"; "hastened the period of time of his recovery"; "Picasso''s blue period"

period 15

Definition: the end or completion of something; "death put a period to his endeavors"; "a change soon put a period to my tranquility"

period 16

Definition: a unit of geological time during which a system of rocks formed; "ganoid fishes swarmed during the earlier geological periods"

period 17

Definition: one of three periods of play in hockey games

period 18

Definition: the interval taken to complete one cycle of a regularly repeating phenomenon

period 19

Definition: a stage in the history of a culture having a definable place in space and time; "a novel from the Victorian period"

 

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