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Engelsk substantiv: 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.


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkfundamental measure, fundamental quantity


Mere spesifikke uttrykkage, 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 mere spesifikke uttrykkBronze 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 spesifikke uttrykkinterval, time interval


Mere spesifikke uttrykkorbit period

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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkdivision, part, section


Omfatter disse overordnede uttrykkeneperiod of play, play, playing period


Overordnet kategorihockey, 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.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)geological period


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkgeologic time, geological time


Mere spesifikke uttrykkglacial epoch, glacial period, ice age


Eksempler på mere spesifikke uttrykkAge 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 spesifikke uttrykkepoch


Omfatter disse overordnede uttrykkeneera, 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 spesifikke uttrykkend, ending


Overordnet anvendelsefigure, figure of speech, image, trope

6. period (om prosess) 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.


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkdischarge, emission, expelling


Mere spesifikke uttrykkhypermenorrhea, menorrhagia, oligomenorrhea

7. period (om kommunikasjon) 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.


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


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkpunctuation, punctuation mark


Mere spesifikke uttrykksuspension point









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