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period

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pe=ri=od
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17 in 17 verses (in OT : 14 in 14 verses) (in NT : 3 in 3 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

periodn. [L. periodus, Gr. a going round, a way round, a circumference, a period of time; round, about + a way: cf. F. période.].
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A stated and recurring interval of time; more generally, an interval of time specified or left indefinite; a certain series of years, months, days, or the like; a time; a cycle; an age; an epoch; as, the period of the Roman republic.  [1913 Webster]
    "How by art to make plants more lasting than their ordinary period."  [1913 Webster]
  •  One of the great divisions of geological time; as, the Tertiary period; the Glacial period. See the Chart of Geology.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The termination or completion of a revolution, cycle, series of events, single event, or act; hence, a limit; a bound; an end; a conclusion.  Bacon.  [1913 Webster]
    "So spake the archangel Michael; then paused,
    As at the world's great period.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "Evils which shall never end till eternity hath a period."  [1913 Webster]
    "This is the period of my ambition."  [1913 Webster]
  •  A complete sentence, from one full stop to another; esp., a well-proportioned, harmonious sentence.  Tennyson.  [1913 Webster]
    " The period, according to Heyse, is a compound sentence consisting of a protasis and apodosis; according to Becker, it is the appropriate form for the coördinate propositions related by antithesis or causality."  Gibbs.  [1913 Webster]
    "Periods are beautiful when they are not too long."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The punctuation point [.] that marks the end of a complete sentence, or of an abbreviated word.  [1913 Webster]
  •  One of several similar sets of figures or terms usually marked by points or commas placed at regular intervals, as in numeration, in the extraction of roots, and in circulating decimals.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The time of the exacerbation and remission of a disease, or of the paroxysm and intermission.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A complete musical sentence.  [1913 Webster]
The period, the present or current time, as distinguished from all other times.
Syn. -- Time; date; epoch; era; age; duration; limit; bound; end; conclusion; determination.
periodv. t. 
     To put an end to.  Shak.  [1913 Webster]
periodv. i. 
     To come to a period; to conclude. [Obs.] “You may period upon this, that,” etc.  Felthman.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

period, n. & adj.
--n.
1 a length or portion of time (showers and bright periods).
2 a distinct portion of history, a person's life, etc. (the Georgian period; Picasso's Blue Period).
3 Geol. a time forming part of a geological era (the Quaternary period).
4 a an interval between recurrences of an astronomical or other phenomenon. b the time taken by a planet to rotate about its axis.
5 the time allowed for a lesson in school.
6 an occurrence of menstruation.
7 a a complete sentence, esp. one consisting of several clauses. b (in pl.) rhetorical language.
8 esp. US a = full stop (see FULL(1)). b used at the end of a sentence etc. to indicate finality, absoluteness, etc. (we want the best, period).
9 a a set of figures marked off in a large number to assist in reading. b a set of figures repeated in a recurring decimal. c the smallest interval over which a function takes the same value.
10 Chem. a sequence of elements between two noble gases forming a row in the periodic table.
--adj. belonging to or characteristic of some past period (period furniture).

Idiom
of the period of the era under discussion (the custom of the period). period piece an object or work whose main interest lies in its historical etc. associations.
Etymology
ME f. OF periode f. L periodus f. Gk periodos (as PERI-, odos = hodos way)

THESAURUS

period

Alexandrine, Archean, Archeozoic, Cambrian, Carboniferous, Cenozoic, Comanchean, Cretaceous, Devonian, Eocene, Glacial, Holocene, Lower Cretaceous, Lower Tertiary, Mesozoic, Miocene, Mississippian, Oligocene, Paleocene, Paleozoic, Pennsylvanian, Permian, Pleistocene, Pliocene, Precambrian, Proterozoic, Quaternary, Recent, Silurian, Tertiary, Triassic, Upper Cretaceous, Upper Tertiary, Z, accent, accentuation, adjectival phrase, aeon, age, amount, amphibrach, amphimacer, amplitude, anacrusis, anapest, annual period, antinode, antispast, aphelion, apodosis, apogee, arsis, astronomical longitude, autumnal equinox, bacchius, baseball season, basketball season, bass passage, beat, boundary, bourdon, bridge, burden, cadence, caesura, caliber, catalexis, catamenia, catamenial discharge, catastrophe, ceasing, celestial equator, celestial longitude, celestial meridian, cessation, chloriamb, chloriambus, chorus, chronology, circle, clause, close, closing, closure, coda, cold season, colon, colures, comma, compass, concert season, conclusion, construction, consummation, continuity, counterpoint, courses, crack of doom, crest, cretic, culmination, curtain, curtains, cut, dactyl, days, de Broglie wave, death, decease, degree, denouement, destination, destiny, development, diaeresis, diffraction, dimeter, dipody, discontinuance, division, dochmiac, doom, dry season, duration, duree, ecliptic, effect, electromagnetic wave, elegiac, elegiac couplet, elegiac pentameter, emphasis, end, end point, ending, envoi, epilogue, epitrite, epoch, equator, equinoctial, equinoctial circle, equinoctial colure, equinox, era, eschatology, expiration, exposition, expression, extent, fate, feminine caesura, figure, final solution, final twitch, final words, finale, finality, finis, finish, flowers, folderol, foot, football season, frequency, frequency band, frequency spectrum, full stop, galactic longitude, geocentric longitude, geodetic longitude, goal, grade, great circle, guided wave, harmonic close, headed group, height, heliocentric longitude, heptameter, heptapody, heroic couplet, hexameter, hexapody, iamb, iambic, iambic pentameter, ictus, idiom, idiotism, in phase, interference, interlude, intermezzo, interval, introductory phrase, ionic, izzard, jingle, juncture, last, last breath, last gasp, last things, last trumpet, last words, lastingness, latter end, leap, level, light, lilt, locution, longitude, longitudinal wave, manner of speaking, mark, masculine caesura, measure, mechanical wave, menses, menstrual discharge, menstruation, meridian, meter, metrical accent, metrical foot, metrical group, metrical unit, metron, molossus, monthlies, mora, movement, musical phrase, musical sentence, node, notch, noun phrase, nuance, numbers, off season, omega, orbit, ornament, out of phase, paeon, paragraph, part, pas, passage, patch, pause, payoff, peculiar expression, peg, pentameter, pentapody, perigee, perihelion, periodic wave, periodicity, periods, peroration, phrasal idiom, phrase, pitch, plane, plateau, point, proceleusmatic, proportion, psychological time, pyrrhic, quantity, quietus, radio wave, rainy season, range, ratio, ray, reach, refrain, reinforcement, remove, resolution, resonance, resonance frequency, response, resting place, rhythm, ritornello, round, rung, scale, scope, season, seasonableness, seasonality, section, seismic wave, semicolon, sentence, set phrase, shade, shadow, shock wave, small circle, social season, solstitial colure, sound wave, space, space-time, span, spell, spondee, sprung rhythm, stair, standard, standard phrase, stanza, statement, step, stint, stop, stoppage, stopping place, strain, stress, stretch, surface wave, swan song, swing, syntactic structure, syzygy, tailpiece, tense, term, terminal, termination, terminus, tetrameter, tetrapody, tetraseme, that time, the curse, the future, the past, the present, the season, thesis, tidal wave, tide, time, time of year, timebinding, trajectory, transverse wave, tread, tribrach, trimeter, tripody, triseme, trochee, trough, turn of expression, turn of phrase, tutti, tutti passage, usage, utterance, variation, verb complex, verb phrase, verbalism, vernal equinox, verse, wave, wave equation, wave motion, wave number, wavelength, way of speaking, while, windup, word-group, years, zodiac, zone

ROGET THESAURUS

period

End

N end, close, termination, desinence, conclusion, finis, finale, period, term, terminus, endpoint, last, omega, extreme, extremity, gable end, butt end, fag-end, tip, nib, point, tail, verge, tag, peroration, bonne bouche, bottom dollar, tail end, rear guard, consummation, denouement, finish, fate, doom, doomsday, crack of doom, day of Judgment, dies irae, fall of the curtain, goal, destination, limit, determination, expiration, expiry, extinction, extermination, death, end of all things, finality, eschatology, break up, commencement de la fin, last stage, turning point, coup de grace, deathblow, knock-out-blow, sockdolager, ending, final, terminal, definitive, crowning, last, ultimate, hindermost, rear, caudal, vergent, conterminate, conterminous, conterminable, ended, at an end, settled, decided, over, played out, set at rest, conclusive, penultimate, last but one, last but two, unbegun, uncommenced, fresh, finally, in fine, at the last, once for all, as high as Heaven and as deep as hell, deficit omne quod nascitur, en toute chose il faut considerer la fin, finem respice, ultimus Romanorum.

Term

N term, rank, station, stage, step, degree, scale, remove, grade, link, peg, round of the ladder, status, position, place, point, mark, pas, period, pitch, stand, standing, footing, range.

Time

N time, duration, period, term, stage, space, span, spell, season, the whole time, the whole period, space-time, course, snap, intermediate time, while, interim, interval, pendency, intervention, intermission, intermittence, interregnum, interlude, respite, era, epoch, time of life, age, year, date, decade, moment, glass of time, sands of time, march of time, Father Time, ravages of time, arrow of time, river of time, whirligig of time, noiseless foot of time, scythe, continuing, on foot, permanent, while, whilst, during, pending, during the time, during the interval, in the course of, at that point, at that point in time, for the time being, day by day, in the time of, when, meantime, meanwhile, in the meantime, in the interim, ad interim, pendente lite, de die in diem, from day to day, from hour to hour, hourly, always, for a time, for a season, till, until, up to, yet, as far as, by that time, so far, hereunto, heretofore, prior to this, up to this point, the whole time, all the time, all along, throughout, for good, hereupon, thereupon, whereupon, then, anno Domini, A, D, ante Christum, A, C, before Christ, B, C, anno urbis conditae, A, U, C, anno regni, A, R, once upon a time, one fine morning, one fine day, one day, once, time flies, tempus fugit, time runs out, time runs against, race against time, racing the clock, time marches on, time is of the essence, time and tide wait for no man, ad calendas Groecas, panting Time toileth after him in vain, 'gainst the tooth of time and razure of oblivion, rich with the spoils of time, tempus edax rerum, the long hours come and go, the time is out of joint, Time rolls his ceaseless course, Time the foe of man's dominion, time wasted is existence, used is life, truditur dies die, volat hora per orbem, carpe diem.

Period

N period, age, era, second, minute, hour, day, week, month, quarter, year, decade, decenniumm lustrum, quinquennium, lifetime, generation, epoch, ghurry, lunation, moon, century, millennium, annus magnus, horary, hourly, annual.

Periodicity

N regularity of recurrence, periodicity, intermittence, beat, oscillation, pulse, pulsation, rhythm, alternation, alternateness, alternativeness, alternity, bout, round, revolution, rotation, turn, say, anniversary, jubilee, centenary, catamenia, courses, menses, menstrual flux, rota, cycle, period, stated time, routine, days of the week, Sunday, Monday, months of the year, January, feast, fast, Christmas, Easter, New Year's day, Allhallows, Allhallowmas, All Saints' Day, All Souls', All Souls' Day, Ash Wednesday, bicentennial, birthday, bissextile, Candlemas, Dewali, groundhog day, Halloween, Hallowmas, Lady day, leap year, Midsummer day, Muharram, woodchuck day, St. Swithin's day, natal day, yearbook, yuletide, punctuality, regularity, steadiness, periodic, periodical, serial, recurrent, cyclical, rhythmical, recurring, intermittent, remittent, alternate, every other, hourly, diurnal, daily, quotidian, tertian, weekly, hebdomadal, hebdomadary, biweekly, fortnightly, bimonthly, catamenial, monthly, menstrual, yearly, annual, biennial, triennial, centennial, secular, paschal, lenten, regular, steady, punctual, regular as clockwork, periodically, at regular intervals, at stated times, at fixed established, at established periods, punctually, de die in diem, from day to day, day by day, by turns, in turn, in rotation, alternately, every other day, off and on, ride and tie, round and round.

Cessation

N cessation, discontinuance, desistance, desinence, intermission, remission, suspense, suspension, interruption, stop, stopping, closure, stoppage, halt, arrival, pause, rest, lull, respite, truce, drop, interregnum, abeyance, cloture, dead stop, dead stand, dead lock, finis, cerrado, blowout, burnout, meltdown, disintegration, comma, colon, semicolon, period, full stop, end, death, I pause for a reply.

Interval

N interval, interspace, separation, break, gap, opening, hole, chasm, hiatus, caesura, interruption, interregnum, interstice, lacuna, cleft, mesh, crevice, chink, rime, creek, cranny, crack, chap, slit, fissure, scissure, rift, flaw, breach, rent, gash, cut, leak, dike, ha-ha, gorge, defile, ravine, canon, crevasse, abyss, abysm, gulf, inlet, frith, strait, gully, pass, furrow, abra, barranca, barranco, clove, gulch, notch, yawning gulf, hiatus maxime, hiatus valde deflendus, parenthesis, void, incompleteness, period, interim (time), with an interval, far between, breachy, rimose, rimulose, at intervals, longo intervallo.

Indication

N indication, symbolism, symbolization, semiology, semiotics, semeiology, semeiotics, Zeitgeist, characteristic, diagnostic, lineament, feature, trait, fingerprint, voiceprint, footprint, noseprint, cloven hoof, footfall, recognition (memory), diagnostic, divining rod, detector, sign, symbol, index, indice, indicator, point, pointer, exponent, note, token, symptom, dollar sign, dollar mark, type, figure, emblem, cipher, device, representation, epigraph, motto, posy, gesture, gesticulation, pantomime, wink, glance, leer, nod, shrug, beck, touch, nudge, dactylology, dactylonomy, freemasonry, telegraphy, chirology, byplay, dumb show, cue, hint, clue, clew, key, scent, signal, signal post, rocket, blue light, watch fire, watch tower, telegraph, semaphore, flagstaff, cresset, fiery cross, calumet, heliograph, guidon, headlight, mark, scratch, line, stroke, dash, score, stripe, streak, tick, dot, point, notch, nick, print, imprint, impress, impression, keyboard symbols, printing symbols, red letter, italics, sublineation, underlining, bold font, jotting, note, annotation, reference, blaze, cedilla, guillemets, hachure, quotation marks, ", double quotes, " ", parentheses, "( )", brackets, "", braces, "", left arrow, "<", right arrow, ">", forward slash, "/", backward slash, "\", exclamation point, "!", commercial at, "@", pound sign, "#", percent sign, "%", carat, "", ampersand, "&", asterisk, "*", hyphen, "-", dash, "-", "_", em dash, "--", plus sign, "+", equals sign, "=", question mark, "?", period, ", ", semicolon, ", ", colon, ":", comma, ", ", apostrophe, "'", single quote, "'", tilde, "~", badge, criterion, countercheck, countermark, countersign, counterfoil, duplicate, tally, label, ticket, billet, letter, counter, check, chip, chop, dib, totem, tessera, card, bill, witness, voucher, stamp, cacher, trade mark, Hall mark, signature, mark, autograph, autography, attestation, hand, hand writing, sign manual, cipher, seal, sigil, signet, hand and seal, paraph, brand, superscription, indorsement, endorsement, password, watchword, catchword, security card, pass, passkey, credentials, open sesame, timbrology, mot de passe, mot du guet, pass-parole, shibboleth, title, heading, docket, address card, visiting card, carte de visite, insignia, banner, banneret, bannerol, bandrol, flag, colors, streamer, standard, eagle, labarum, oriflamb, oriflamme, figurehead, ensign, pennon, pennant, pendant, burgee, blue Peter, jack, ancient, gonfalon, union jack, banderole, old glory, quarantine flag, vexillum, yellow-flag, yellow jack, tricolor, stars and stripes, bunting, heraldry, crest, coat of arms, arms, armorial bearings, hatchment, escutcheon, scutcheon, shield, supporters, livery, uniform, cockade, epaulet, chevron, garland, love knot, favor, beacon, cairn, post, staff, flagstaff, hand, pointer, vane, cock, weathercock, guidepost, handpost, fingerpost, directing post, signpost, pillars of Hercules, pharos, bale-fire, beacon-fire, l'etoile du Nord, landmark, seamark, lighthouse, balize, polestar, loadstar, lodestar, cynosure, guide, address, direction, name, sign, signboard, warning, omen, prefigurement, trace, record, warning &c, alarm, scepter, trophy, gauge, milestone, milepost, brand, fool's cap, check, telltale, test, mileage ticket, milliary, notification, advertisement, word of command, call, bugle call, trumpet call, bell, alarum, cry, battle cry, rallying cry, angelus, reveille, sacring bell, sanctus bell, exposition &c (explanation), proof, pattern, indicating, indicative, indicatory, denotative, connotative, diacritical, representative, typical, symbolic, pantomimic, pathognomonic, symptomatic, characteristic, demonstrative, diagnostic, exponential, emblematic, armorial, individual, known by, recognizable by, indicated, pointed, marked, denotable, indelible, in token of, symbolically, in dumb show, ecce signum, ex ungue leonem, ex pede Herculem, vide ut supra, vultus ariete fortior.


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