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term
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 18
1. The menses.
Part of Speech: noun
2. The time for which anything lasts; any limited time; as, a term of five years; the term of life.
3. In universities, schools, etc., a definite continuous period during which instruction is regularly given to students; as, the school year is divided into three terms.
4. A point, line, or superficies, that limits; as, a line is the term of a superficies, and a superficies is the term of a solid.
5. A fixed period of time; a prescribed duration
8. The time in which a court is held or is open for the trial of causes.
9. The subject or the predicate of a proposition; one of the three component parts of a syllogism, each one of which is used twice.
10. A word or expression; specifically, one that has a precisely limited meaning in certain relations and uses, or is peculiar to a science, art, profession, or the like; as, a technical term.
11. A member of a compound quantity; as, a or b in a + b; ab or cd in ab - cd.
12. Propositions or promises, as in contracts, which, when assented to or accepted by another, settle the contract and bind the parties; conditions.
13. In Scotland, the time fixed for the payment of rents.
15. To apply a term to; to name; to call; to denominate.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To name or call.
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