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Engelsk navneord: period

1. period (om tid) an amount of time

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA time period of 30 years.
Hastened the period of time of his recovery.
Picasso's blue period.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)period of time, time period

Mindre specifikke termerfundamental measure, fundamental quantity

Mere specifikke termerage, air alert, bimester, bimillenary, bimillennium, bloom, blossom, bout, bronze age, calendar day, calendar month, calendar week, canicular days, canicule, century, civil day, clotting time, continuance, dark, dawn, day, day, daylight, daytime, decade, decennary, decennium, dog days, downtime, drought, drouth, duration, duty tour, early days, efflorescence, elapsed time, enlistment, epoch, era, eve, evening, evening, extra time, festival, field day, flower, flush, forenoon, fortnight, generation, Golden Age, great year, half life, half-century, half-life, hebdomad, heyday, hitch, honeymoon, hospitalization, hour, hours, incubation period, Indian summer, indiction, iron age, lactation, lease, life, life, life, life-time, lifespan, lifetime, long haul, long run, long time, lunar time period, lustrum, mid-April, mid-August, mid-December, mid-February, mid-January, mid-July, mid-June, mid-March, mid-May, mid-November, mid-October, mid-September, midweek, midwinter, millenary, millennium, month, morn, morning, morning time, multistage, nap, night, night, night, night, nighttime, noviciate, novitiate, occupation, Olympiad, overtime, past, peacetime, peak, phase, phase of the moon, Platonic year, prehistoric culture, prehistory, prime, prohibition, prohibition era, puerperium, quadrennium, quarter, quarter-century, question time, quinquennium, rainy day, real time, real time, regulation time, reign, run, running time, Saint Martin's summer, school, school day, schooltime, season, season, season, semester, shelf life, silly season, silver age, sleep, stage, study hall, term, term of a contract, term of enlistment, test period, tide, time, time, time frame, time limit, time of life, time of year, time off, times, tour, tour of duty, travel time, trial period, trimester, twelvemonth, two weeks, uptime, usance, wartime, watch, week, week, weekend, window, work time, year, year, year, years, youth, yr

Eksempler på forekomster af mere specifikke termerBronze Age, Eolithic, Eolithic Age, Epipaleolithic, Great Schism, Iron Age, Lower Paleolithic, Mesolithic, Mesolithic Age, Middle Paleolithic, Neolithic, Neolithic Age, New Stone Age, Palaeolithic, Paleolithic, Paleolithic Age, Stone Age, Upper Paleolithic

2. period (om tid) the interval taken to complete one cycle of a regularly repeating phenomenon

Mindre specifikke termerinterval, time interval

Mere specifikke termerorbit period

3. period (om tid) (ice hockey) one of three divisions into which play is divided in hockey games

Mindre specifikke termerdivision, part, section

Omfatter disse overordnede termerperiod of play, play, playing period

Overordnet emneområdehockey, hockey game, ice hockey

4. period (om tid) a unit of geological time during which a system of rocks formed

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningGanoid fishes swarmed during the earlier geological periods.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)geological period

Mindre specifikke termergeologic time, geological time

Mere specifikke termerglacial epoch, glacial period, ice age

Eksempler på forekomster af mere specifikke termerAge of Fishes, Age of Man, Cambrian, Cambrian period, Carboniferous, Carboniferous period, Cretaceous, Cretaceous period, Devonian, Devonian period, Jurassic, Jurassic period, Lower Carboniferous, Lower Carboniferous period, Missippian period, Mississippian, Ordovician, Ordovician period, Pennsylvanian, Pennsylvanian period, Permian, Permian period, Quaternary, Quaternary period, Silurian, Silurian period, Tertiary, Tertiary period, Triassic, Triassic period, Upper Carboniferous, Upper Carboniferous period

Omfatter disse specifikke termerepoch

Omfatter disse overordnede termerera, geological era

5. period (om tid) the end or completion of something

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningDeath put a period to his endeavors.
A change soon put a period to my tranquility.

Mindre specifikke termerend, ending

Overordnet anvendelsefigure, figure of speech, image, trope

6. period (om proces) the monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe women were sickly and subject to excessive menstruation.
A woman does not take the gout unless her menses be stopped.
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.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)catamenia, flow, menses, menstruation, menstruum

Mindre specifikke termerdischarge, emission, expelling

Mere specifikke termerhypermenorrhea, menorrhagia, oligomenorrhea

7. period (om kommunikation) a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIn England they call a period a stop.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)full point, full stop, point, stop

Mindre specifikke termerpunctuation, punctuation mark

Mere specifikke termersuspension point

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