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period

noun (n)

  • an amount of time (noun.time)
    Example:
    A time period of 30 years.
    Hastened the period of time of his recovery.
    Picasso's blue period.
    source: wordnet30
  • the interval taken to complete one cycle of a regularly repeating phenomenon (noun.time)
    source: wordnet30
  • (ice hockey) one of three divisions into which play is divided in hockey games (noun.time)
    source: wordnet30
  • a unit of geological time during which a system of rocks formed (noun.time)
    Example:
    Ganoid fishes swarmed during the earlier geological periods.
    source: wordnet30
  • the end or completion of something (noun.time)
    Example:
    Death put a period to his endeavors.
    A change soon put a period to my tranquility.
    source: wordnet30
  • the monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause (noun.process)
    source: wordnet30
  • a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations (noun.communication)
    Example:
    In England they call a period a stop.
    source: wordnet30
  • 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. (noun)
    source: webster1913

verb (v)

  • To put an end to. (verb)
    source: webster1913
  • To come to a period; to conclude. [Obs.] "You may period upon this, that," etc. (verb)
    source: webster1913

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