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period



noun
1. an amount of time (Freq. 94)
- a time period of 30 years
- hastened the period of time of his recovery
- Picasso's blue period
Syn:
time period, period of time
Hypernyms:
fundamental quantity, fundamental measure
Hyponyms:
trial period, test period, time frame, hours, downtime,
uptime, work time, time off, bout, hospitalization, travel time,
times, time, elapsed time, duration, continuance, week,
calendar week, midweek, field day, life, lifetime, life-time,
lifespan, millennium, millenary, bimillennium, bimillenary, occupation,
past, shelf life, puerperium, lactation, time of life, calendar day,
civil day, festival, day, daytime, daylight, morning,
morn, morning time, forenoon, night, nighttime, dark,
eve, evening, hebdomad, fortnight, two weeks, weekend,
Indian summer, Saint Martin's summer, year, school, schooltime, school day,
twelvemonth, yr, semester, bimester, Olympiad, lustrum,
decade, decennary, decennium, century, quadrennium, quinquennium,
half-century, quarter-century, quarter, phase of the moon, calendar month, month,
mid-January, mid-February, mid-March, mid-April, mid-May, mid-June,
mid-July, mid-August, mid-September, mid-October, mid-November, mid-December,
time limit, term, trimester, hour, silly season, Golden Age,
silver age, bronze age, iron age, great year, Platonic year, regulation time,
overtime, extra time, season, time of year, dog days, canicule,
canicular days, midwinter, long time, age, years, long run,
long haul, drought, drouth, era, epoch, generation,
prehistory, prehistoric culture, reign, run, youth, early days,
dawn, sleep, nap, lease, term of a contract, half life,
half-life, tide, lunar time period, phase, stage, multistage,
watch, peacetime, wartime, enlistment, hitch, term of enlistment,
tour of duty, duty tour, tour, honeymoon, indiction, prohibition,
prohibition era, incubation period, rainy day, novitiate, noviciate, flower,
prime, peak, heyday, bloom, blossom, efflorescence,
flush, running time, clotting time, air alert, question time, real time,
study hall, usance, window
Instance Hyponyms:
Bronze Age, Iron Age, Stone Age, Eolithic Age, Eolithic,
Paleolithic Age, Paleolithic, Palaeolithic, Lower Paleolithic, Middle Paleolithic, Upper Paleolithic,
Upper Paleolithic, Mesolithic, Epipaleolithic, Neolithic Age, Neolithic,
New Stone Age, Great Schism
2. the interval taken to complete one cycle of a regularly repeating phenomenon (Freq. 2)
Derivationally related forms:
periodical
Hypernyms:
time interval, interval
Hyponyms:
orbit period
3. (ice hockey) one of three divisions into which play is divided in hockey games
Topics:
ice hockey, hockey, hockey game
Hypernyms:
part, section, division
Part Holonyms:
playing period, period of play, play
4. a unit of geological time during which a system of rocks formed
- ganoid fishes swarmed during the earlier geological periods
Syn:
geological period
Hypernyms:
geological time, geologic time
Hyponyms:
ice age, glacial period, glacial epoch
Instance Hyponyms:
Quaternary, Quaternary period, Age of Man, Tertiary, Tertiary period,
Cretaceous, Cretaceous period, Jurassic, Jurassic period, Triassic, Triassic period,
Permian, Permian period, Carboniferous, Carboniferous period, Pennsylvanian, Pennsylvanian period,
Upper Carboniferous, Upper Carboniferous period, Mississippian, Missippian period, Lower Carboniferous, Lower Carboniferous period,
Devonian, Devonian period, Age of Fishes, Silurian, Silurian period, Ordovician,
Ordovician period, Cambrian, Cambrian period
Part Holonyms:
era, geological era
Part Meronyms:
epoch
5. the end or completion of something
- death put a period to his endeavors
- a change soon put a period to my tranquility
Usage Domain:
trope, figure of speech, figure, image
Hypernyms:
end, ending
6. 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
Syn:
point, full stop, stop, full point
Derivationally related forms:
point (for: point)
Hypernyms:
punctuation, punctuation mark
Hyponyms:
suspension point
7. 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 appear in males and to be emitted at the same time of life that the catamenia begin to flow in females"--Aristotle
Syn:
menstruation, menses, menstruum, catamenia, flow
Derivationally related forms:
flow (for: flow), catamenial (for: catamenia), menstruate (for: menstruation)
Hypernyms:
discharge, emission, expelling
Hyponyms:
menorrhagia, hypermenorrhea, oligomenorrhea

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