Meaning of TERM in English

TERM

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a jail term (= period of time in jail )

He served only half of his three-month jail term.

a prison sentence/term (= a period of time in prison as a punishment )

He is serving a four-year prison sentence.

credit terms (= how much you must pay back and when )

The credit terms were a deposit of £1,000 and two later instalments of £900.

employment terms ( also terms of employment ) (= the details about someone’s employment that are written in their employment contract, including rules that they must follow )

It’s in the terms of their employment that they can’t go on strike.

favorable terms

the favorable terms of the settlement

generic term/name (for sth)

Fine Arts is a generic term for subjects such as painting, music, and sculpture.

in abstract terms

By the age of seven, children are capable of thinking in abstract terms .

in concrete terms

Let me explain what I mean in more concrete terms.

in general terms

He spoke in general terms about greater competitiveness.

in layman’s terms (= in simple language )

If you don’t understand what the doctor says, ask to have it explained in layman’s terms .

in percentage terms

The quantity of carbon dioxide was, in percentage terms, extremely small.

in practical terms

In practical terms, the experiment is going to be difficult.

in real terms (= calculated in this way )

The average value of salaries has fallen in real terms .

medium term

The company’s prospects look good in the medium term.

on intimate terms with

She’s on intimate terms with people in government.

on the best of terms

They didn’t part on the best of terms .

redundancy terms (= the conditions of a redundancy agreement, for example how much money someone will receive )

Some staff had chosen to go because the voluntary redundancy terms were attractive.

serve out...term

The Senator’s illness means he may not serve out his term .

slang word/expression/term

technical terms

I didn’t understand all the technical terms .

term limit

term limits American English (= limits on how much time a politician can spend in office )

Should Senators be subject to term limits?

term of office (= period of time working in an important job )

a five-year term of office

term paper

terms and conditions (= what a contract says must be done )

Before you buy online, make sure you read the terms and conditions.

terms of endearment

nicknames and other terms of endearment

the end of year/term exam BrE:

I knew I had to do well in the end of year exams.

the terms of a contract (= the conditions that are part of the contract )

He explained the terms of the contract.

the terms of a deal (= the details or conditions in it )

The hotel group refused to release the financial terms of the deal.

the terms of a lease (= the legal details of it )

Under the terms of the lease, the tenants have to pay for any repairs.

the terms of a settlement

Under the terms of the settlement, the company will pay an undisclosed sum as compensation.

the terms of an agreement (= the conditions that people agree on )

Under the terms of the agreement, the debt would be repaid over a 20-year period.

the terms of an ultimatum

The terms of the ultimatum required them to withdraw by noon.

the terms/provisions of a treaty

Under the terms of the treaty, the two sides agreed to a ceasefire.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

absolute

Despite the severe cuts imposed in late 1976, public spending continued to rise in absolute terms .

Column 3 shows in both absolute and relative terms the portion of the national income originating in the various industries.

Although the balance of power is shifting against the commission, in absolute terms it will gain power.

By 1988, the United Kingdom had risen to top position in both absolute and relative terms .

Negligence and duty are respectively relative, not absolute , terms .

The ambitious goal of reducing real total public expenditure in absolute terms was never achieved.

In absolute terms this may simply represent trends in a growing economy.

The benefits sometimes received by strikers' families also rose in absolute terms .

broad

They have been described only in the broadest terms as Caucasoid with some non-Caucasoid traits.

In broader social terms the costs are fairly self-evident.

equal

In that situation, the officer and the suspect are not on equal terms .

Nature and the self must meet on equal terms .

Golden Friend also meets him on equal terms today.

I agree that such a consequence would have followed had the parties been on equal terms .

He is entitled to assert his supposed right on reasonably equal terms .

They want a floor price so they can compete on equal terms .

To enable small businesses to compete on equal terms with large organisations.

Unequal negotiating positions Where the parties to a restraint agreement are not on equal negotiating terms .

financial

It did not reveal the financial terms of the transaction.

Failure to do so is expensive, in financial and human terms .

In financial terms , the value of any financial asset depends on the earning power of that asset.

In financial terms , the income of the unemployed drops, usually by a significant amount.

In financial terms , net parental profit has never been so negative.

In financial terms , it wasn't a particularly large programme: by the mid-1980s it amounted to about £300 million.

Executives at Inter.net confirmed the purchase but would not disclose financial terms .

full

IFAs say that if you are within five years of maturity, you should probably hang on until full term .

Trent Lott, R-Miss., who was elected to his first full term as majority leader last month.

Until quite recently, most music publishing agreements assigned all rights in a song to the publisher for this full copyright term .

Only Ronald Reagan,. a professional actor, has served two full terms .

So, the selected conception was implanted, and the pregnancy went to full term .

Only one president served a full term before turning over the office to another military dictator.

And it stands a better chance than most of lasting for something like a full five-year term .

Three of them developed into full-term lambs.

general

In very general terms , the Renegade Jacket takes this principle to its logical conclusion.

This would restrict a general term , applicable to many objects, to one of its significations.

In general terms , the distinction between education and training can be formulated in the following way.

In more general terms , it seems to have an intense, warm, distinctively sweet fragrance.

They never mentioned Ulster, except in general terms .

In the most general terms , evolution is a tight web and ecology a loose one.

Weathering is a general term for all the processes that can break up rocks.

Mudstone is a general term for rocks composed of more than 50 % clay and silt.

human

In human terms the reasoning which had been presented to him was filled with flaws and false assumptions.

They may have characterized their Gods in very human terms , but they also described them as pure energy.

This sounds all very sensible until you realize what it means in human terms .

The consequences of such a change in minimum job requirements are enormous, both in human and economic terms .

But, in political and human terms , he clearly represents everything Ayckbourn most dislikes: a serene detachment and emotionless cool.

In human terms , this would be somewhere in the teens.

Failure to do so is expensive, in financial and human terms .

His love of stories was connected to this same tendency to see everything in human terms .

long

It is the key to the success of many effective organizations who have found that it is a sound long term investment.

Like all those whose needs are not being met over the long term , postmodern children and adolescents are feeling victimized.

Most undersold transfer We've had loads but over the long term Seaman has to be the one 245 7.

I also tried to incorporate a strong element of freedom so that a long term eating habit could be created.

Punitive methods persistently used against a background of rejecting, hostile parental attitudes lead, in the long term , to trouble.

Will the Treasury guarantee the long term investment programme and not require an eight percent return from Railtrack on such investment?

Net proceeds will be used to repay short and long-term debt, refinance long term debt and for working capital.

Company capital may be viewed as being of three types, short term , medium term and long term.

medium

The market believes strong growth prospects are limited in the medium term and the stock fell 11p to 456p.

Politically, however, this is the least likely in the near to medium term .

For the medium term , telecommunications is the key.

The growth target for M3 will remain at 5 percent a year in the medium-term , Trichet said.

They could expect to receive a given level of real resources and plan accordingly for the medium term .

This would require political will at the top, informed popular support and preparedness for the short to medium term consequences.

Implementing them means we have to resort to some tough measures in the short and medium term .

This means groups can not plan in the medium and long term , creating uncertainty and apathy amongst staff on limited contracts.

practical

Yet in intellectual and to some extent in practical terms her attitudes were overwhelmingly conservative.

Shop at more than one market if it is practical in terms of time and energy inputs. 5.

I can understand why the whole phlogiston business would have been thought less than important in practical terms .

In practical terms , one does not need to consider winds of less than Force 5.

In practical terms , there are some patients in whom pain is severe and continues on as the skin inflammation improves.

In practical terms this required a duration that recorded the most recent 25 hours of flying.

In practical terms , the Airbus decision means little to USAir.

real

However low nominal rates of interest go, they still remain positive in real terms .

Salaries, eroded by inflation, are still well below 1994 levels in real terms .

Nevertheless, the government admitted that most people would be around 30 percent worse off in real terms .

In his first three years in office, Reagan increased defense spending, in real terms , by 40 percent.

My Department's spending on training and enterprise has increased two and a half times in real terms since 1979.

After 10 years, as the children grow up, family income must double in real terms .

Exports fell by 0.5 percent while domestic demand, fuelled by annual tax rebates, grew by 0.8 percent in real terms .

The Government's Expenditure Plans acknowledge that there will be further small reductions in real terms in capital spending.

short

Having a strategy which is both long and short term is at the heart of the Society's activities.

That sort of honour may not be possible, at least in the short term .

And in the long term , as Keynes might also have said, we will keep on worrying about the short term.

As for this year's event the fruits of its endeavours may not be fairly assessed in the short term .

They are used to finance trade in the short term .

The Bank has decided to capitalise on short term difficulties by attempting to diminish staff terms and conditions.

In the short term , the depression brought deepening unemployment among both men and women.

In the short term the effect of the new seat belt legislation will be closely monitored.

simple

This would be quite acceptable if the discipline of expressing their message in simple terms were followed through.

In simplest terms , extra lines mean extra revenue.

In simple terms , the self is how I see me.

In simple terms , behaviour that is rewarded recurs.

In simple terms the fleet has to start through an imaginary line usually drawn between a mast and buoy.

Fast, inexpensive and reliable, C-Stat is capable of reducing statistics to simple terms without sacrificing power or range features.

Mr. Tony Lloyd I shall put the matter in simple terms .

standard

In many cases a business's standard terms may be so long and complicated that that would be impracticable.

Moreover, difficulties may arise if both parties have such a provision in their standard terms .

Suppliers of goods and services have used standard terms for some time.

It will generally be impracticable to send a copy of standard terms by telex.

However, standard terms have their drawbacks.

It is intended that the hearing should be informal, and this is indicated by the following standard terms of reference.

technical

Do not confuse your reader with technical terms or jargon.

Written on the boxes is all manner of strange titles, fantastic claims and arcane technical terms .

The credibility of your work will suffer severely if key words, such as technical terms or people's names, are misspelled.

I have purposely avoided the use of technical terms .

The first is that of ensuring that your reader knows which words are the technical terms .

Discusses feasibility in economic, technical and political terms , discussing urban decentralisation and the re-development of brownfield sites.

Avoid technical terms or phrases which, although familiar to you, may be unknown to your listener.

Scholars in every field use their technical terms all the time, just to get through the day.

■ NOUN

jail

When the suit collapsed Aitken was charged with perjury, for which he served a seven-month jail term .

Conviction can bring a 10-year jail term and fine of up to $ 250, 000.

The man, who pleaded guilty, received an 18-month suspended jail term at Truro crown court in July.

Lockyer advocates less expensive alternatives to prison, such as longer county jail terms and carefully screened and monitored parole.

Mr Kulov was accused of abuse of power while in office, and sentenced to a jail term of seven years.

Muhammad Ali was banned from boxing and faced a jail term for standing up for his principles.

Seven received lesser jail terms and three defendants, all intelligence operatives, were acquitted.

Some will risk a fine and a jail term and refuse to register.

prison

The government responded to these incidents with considerable brutality, sentencing those involved to long prison terms .

They were sentenced to short prison terms and assessed fines.

Martyn Lilley was sickened by the three month reduction in Gooch's prison term .

He will now start serving a nine-year prison term .

The four policemen were convicted and given prison terms of between 10 and 15 years.

They received prison terms and were ordered to pay restitution.

Both the defence and the prosecution said that they would appeal against the sentence; prosecutors had sought a 10-year prison term .

He later pleaded guilty to defrauding the firm and its clients and served an 18-month prison term .

summer

The summer term options include Cricket, Athletic and minor field games.

During the summer term the man had consumed about twenty pints of Young's Special a week.

The students attend the school for four sessions at the beginning of the summer term , to carry out their assignment.

Spring term: teaching practice: Summer term: preparation for the probationary year.

However, schools plan their staffing levels at least three months earlier and the timetable is usually worked on throughout the summer term .

The project consists of several months' fieldwork carried out during the summer term and long vacation of the Junior Honours year.

Yet his closest school-friend, that previous summer term , he found to be an agnostic.

■ VERB

agree

A customer who wanted to raise more than ten pounds had first to agree terms and interest with the pawnshop-owner.

Allen aimed to purchase his freedom, so he agreed on terms with Stokely.

Once Royle had turned City down, Swales and his board had little option but to agree to Kendall's terms .

Arthur and Melwas, they said, were brought by some mediator in the Council to agree on terms .

If you agree to the above terms , please sign the enclosed copy of this letter and return it to us.

The announcements about Princess Margaret's divorce and Anne's break-up came only after solicitors had agreed terms .

coin

It has had to be coined because no other term adequately describes its function.

Intel coined the term back in 1993 when it introduced its fifth-generation processor.

Finally, again as predicted, children coin new terms to fill gaps in their vocabularies.

define

The consultants working on the Fastlink plan will define the terms of a competition to encourage interest among private companies.

Markets define things in terms of their exchange value.

A StructuralFunctional Definition A state can be defined in terms of its essential structures and functions rather than by its legal standing.

So before we examine the debate in more detail let us define our terms .

Glossaries in each kit define pertinent medical terms .

What methods can be used to eliminate or reduce noise? 5. Define the term thematic map, giving examples.

This is a work construct defined in terms of activities and physically identifiable consequences rather than mental states.

serve

Ageing, inadequate labs and equipment serving too many short term researchers.

Heber is serving his three-year term in a federal prison in Bastrop, Texas.

Reagan became the first incumbent to serve two terms in the presidency since Dwight D.. Eisenhower in the 1950s.

Two of the most notorious, Angelo Paccione and Anthony Vulpis, are serving 12-year terms for illegal dumping.

But he promised to serve for only one term , and refuses to go back on his word.

Only Ronald Reagan,. a professional actor, has served two full terms .

speak

Their leaders, who were once close personal friends, are no longer on speaking terms .

Around them the trees were silent: the day was windless, and the birds weren't on speaking terms with one another.

No program in existence on a national or statewide scale has ever dared to speak in terms like these.

Strictly speaking , the term Fair Isle should be limited to patterns originating from Fair Isle.

The two spoke in starkly dramatic terms , escalating the cultural war between them to new and uncomfortably personal heights.

Generally speaking the term covers actions such as comforting, helping, sharing, reassuring and defending.

He said that he was barely on speaking terms with his older brother and sister, though they lived at home.

use

A chemical sprout inhibitor should be used for long term storage.

These terms do not carry negative connotations; however, for convenience we will continue to use the popular term slang.

No attempt is made to use legally precise terms or statements in the summaries.

Continental Protestants who did not use the terms of revival and were generally more passive reworked their Pietism to fit the moment.

But for convenience we all use and will continue to use the term .

Marxists use the term in this way when they talk about the ideology of the ruling class.

All I did was to use a term to convey a meaning.

Employers may be reluctant to admit using them because the terms of their employment are embarrassing.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a contradiction in terms

In our business, the phrase "harmless error" is a contradiction in terms.

Clearly, an unreflective or uncritical citizenry would be highly undesirable as well as, strictly speaking, a contradiction in terms.

Indeed the idea of civil service leadership is a contradiction in terms within a democracy.

It is just too easy to dismiss the idea of ethical business as a contradiction in terms.

It is sometimes argued that a science of religion is a contradiction in terms.

Leadership without mutual trust is a contradiction in terms.

One may say that socialist market economy is a contradiction in terms.

The most important instrument of dirigisme is subsidy, even though subsidy in a free market in a contradiction in terms.

The problem is that there's little to offer in between; high street quality seems almost a contradiction in terms.

be not speaking/not be on speaking terms

be on familiar terms with sb

He's on familiar terms with all the teachers.

be on first name terms (with sb)

Voice over Even the governor is on first name terms with the inmates, although the staff still keep a respectful distance.

in absolute terms

In absolute terms, the experiment wasn't a complete failure.

Although the balance of power is shifting against the commission, in absolute terms it will gain power.

City rents are falling in absolute terms for the first time in 25 years.

Despite the severe cuts imposed in late 1976, public spending continued to rise in absolute terms.

Relative savings of only a few percent in this area can therefore mean sizeable savings in absolute terms.

Sometimes priorities can be expressed in absolute terms but at other times absolutes are impossible.

The ambitious goal of reducing real total public expenditure in absolute terms was never achieved.

The benefits sometimes received by strikers' families also rose in absolute terms.

Their brains are larger in absolute terms than those of chimps but relative to body size, they are considerably smaller.

in crude terms

Eliot deliberately presents his South Sea life in crude terms.

in glowing terms

The two men speak in glowing terms of their friendship.

The two men speak of their friendship in glowing terms.

Friends and relatives speak of him in glowing terms.

We were not surprised to find women speaking in glowing terms about their relationship with their present partners.

in no uncertain terms

But DuPonceau does venture to contradict, and in no uncertain terms.

He had found them scruffy, and had said so in no uncertain terms.

She wanted nothing at all from her father and she was about to tell Alain Lemarchand so in no uncertain terms.

That night they told her, in no uncertain terms, to go for it.

This means that we are going to lock you up, in no uncertain terms.

Those coming into leadership are told in no uncertain terms what their task is to be.

Well, there was nothing for it, I had to lay down the law in no uncertain terms.

What is more, she said so - in no uncertain terms.

in the long run/term

Arguably, however, the implications of the Manchester North-West result were to become more apparent in the long term.

But in the long run, it has proved impossible to continue down this path.

However limited its immediate effects, the ideology of Enlightened Despotism was important in the long term.

I don't know what good it did David in the long run because what it did was cost a lot of money.

It invites us to reflect on history with a slower pulse-rate, history in the longer term.

The consequences of violating this rule had always been unhappy in the long run and not infrequently in the short.

The funding to do anything, however, must in the long run derive from national resources.

Yet the saving of money, in the long run, was more important to Mowat than the saving of scenery.

in the short term/run

These measures may save some money in the short term, but we'll just end up spending more later.

Although those measures would cost money in the short term, Rep.

Even marriage into the royal family only assured such support in the short term.

Evidently not, in the short term, but in the long term Fangorn knows his race and story are sterile.

Giving sanctuary to political asylum-seekers is seldom rewarded on earth, at least in the short term.

He predicted more volatile dealings in the short run.

The vocabulary of every language is so vast that there is no way to eliminate all such hazards in the short run.

Which are the campaign promises that you believe you can deliver on in the short term?

on easy terms

Harvey maintains a continual easy-reading knowingness for his audience, an intimacy on easy terms with everything he talks about.

on equal terms/on an equal footing

umbrella term/word/title etc

This is an umbrella term, used widely and well understood in an educational context.

We use mime as an umbrella term for all the art forms.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

"Limited English Proficient" is a term used for students who can speak some English.

As a graduate student, he spent a term at Wichita State University.

Elected members of the House of Assembly serve a six-year term .

General Herrera was elected to a third term of office as President.

Harris used the term "crisis" to describe the company's financial situation.

He hopes to visit China during his second term in office.

He is halfway into his term of office.

He recently completed a two-year term as chairman.

It's very difficult to give a definition of a term like 'cyberspace'.

Malik is now serving a three-year term in prison.

Mr Hicks used the term 'neighbourhood schools' for what in effect were segregated black schools.

Mr Toplak had just started his term as vice-president of the company.

Officials now are trying to extend the term of the loan by two years.

Political dissidents are sentenced to long terms of imprisonment.

She had her jail term cut for good behaviour.

The bank says that they can extend the term of our mortgage.

The Democrats are hoping to deny him a third term in office.

The main exams are at the end of the summer term .

The managers were all hired for a fixed term .

The medical term for losing your hair is 'alopecia'.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Any outstanding debt repayment requirements and / or restrictive covenants on long term debt agreements are additional important. considerations.

How can the terms and conditions of every carrier and each transaction be made readily available to all the holders?

Its terms and implications are unmistakably authoritarian.

Members are nationals of and nominated by the Parties and serve for four-year terms.

Now I had to start thinking in world terms, for those Championships were coming in 1987.

The term is used to describe grace periods that often go into effect when new geographic area codes are set up.

The terms of the disposition agreement with the committee are still being negotiated, they said.

These are terms used in digital electronics to designate the basic logical operations on which digital systems are founded.

II. verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADVERB

loosely

A major pattern of disagreement centres on the distribution of what were loosely termed the descriptive and actional frames of the story.

Lewis came to the faith by means of what one could loosely term Neo-Platonism.

They are loosely termed I-Control, I-Pursue, I-Explore and I-Preserve.

No environment has proved so fertile a ground for such phenomena as what is loosely termed commercial women's fiction.

A significant feature of this narrative as a whole is the division between what might be loosely termed descriptive and actional frames.

often

Indeed, qualitative forecasting is often termed environmental forecasting.

What, then, are the conditions for accountable or, as it is often termed , responsible government?

usually

Firstly there are what are usually termed onomatopoeic phonetic sequences: with these it is often difficult to define their exact limits.

In its extreme form, the domain of appropriate state action is reduced to almost nothing, a perspective usually termed libertarianism.

Such a personal dialect or variety is usually termed an idiolect.

PHRASES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

a contradiction in terms

In our business, the phrase "harmless error" is a contradiction in terms.

Clearly, an unreflective or uncritical citizenry would be highly undesirable as well as, strictly speaking, a contradiction in terms.

Indeed the idea of civil service leadership is a contradiction in terms within a democracy.

It is just too easy to dismiss the idea of ethical business as a contradiction in terms.

It is sometimes argued that a science of religion is a contradiction in terms.

Leadership without mutual trust is a contradiction in terms.

One may say that socialist market economy is a contradiction in terms.

The most important instrument of dirigisme is subsidy, even though subsidy in a free market in a contradiction in terms.

The problem is that there's little to offer in between; high street quality seems almost a contradiction in terms.

be on familiar terms with sb

He's on familiar terms with all the teachers.

be on first name terms (with sb)

Voice over Even the governor is on first name terms with the inmates, although the staff still keep a respectful distance.

in absolute terms

In absolute terms, the experiment wasn't a complete failure.

Although the balance of power is shifting against the commission, in absolute terms it will gain power.

City rents are falling in absolute terms for the first time in 25 years.

Despite the severe cuts imposed in late 1976, public spending continued to rise in absolute terms.

Relative savings of only a few percent in this area can therefore mean sizeable savings in absolute terms.

Sometimes priorities can be expressed in absolute terms but at other times absolutes are impossible.

The ambitious goal of reducing real total public expenditure in absolute terms was never achieved.

The benefits sometimes received by strikers' families also rose in absolute terms.

Their brains are larger in absolute terms than those of chimps but relative to body size, they are considerably smaller.

in crude terms

Eliot deliberately presents his South Sea life in crude terms.

in glowing terms

The two men speak in glowing terms of their friendship.

The two men speak of their friendship in glowing terms.

Friends and relatives speak of him in glowing terms.

We were not surprised to find women speaking in glowing terms about their relationship with their present partners.

in no uncertain terms

But DuPonceau does venture to contradict, and in no uncertain terms.

He had found them scruffy, and had said so in no uncertain terms.

She wanted nothing at all from her father and she was about to tell Alain Lemarchand so in no uncertain terms.

That night they told her, in no uncertain terms, to go for it.

This means that we are going to lock you up, in no uncertain terms.

Those coming into leadership are told in no uncertain terms what their task is to be.

Well, there was nothing for it, I had to lay down the law in no uncertain terms.

What is more, she said so - in no uncertain terms.

in the long run/term

Arguably, however, the implications of the Manchester North-West result were to become more apparent in the long term.

But in the long run, it has proved impossible to continue down this path.

However limited its immediate effects, the ideology of Enlightened Despotism was important in the long term.

I don't know what good it did David in the long run because what it did was cost a lot of money.

It invites us to reflect on history with a slower pulse-rate, history in the longer term.

The consequences of violating this rule had always been unhappy in the long run and not infrequently in the short.

The funding to do anything, however, must in the long run derive from national resources.

Yet the saving of money, in the long run, was more important to Mowat than the saving of scenery.

in the short term/run

These measures may save some money in the short term, but we'll just end up spending more later.

Although those measures would cost money in the short term, Rep.

Even marriage into the royal family only assured such support in the short term.

Evidently not, in the short term, but in the long term Fangorn knows his race and story are sterile.

Giving sanctuary to political asylum-seekers is seldom rewarded on earth, at least in the short term.

He predicted more volatile dealings in the short run.

The vocabulary of every language is so vast that there is no way to eliminate all such hazards in the short run.

Which are the campaign promises that you believe you can deliver on in the short term?

on easy terms

Harvey maintains a continual easy-reading knowingness for his audience, an intimacy on easy terms with everything he talks about.

on equal terms/on an equal footing

umbrella term/word/title etc

This is an umbrella term, used widely and well understood in an educational context.

We use mime as an umbrella term for all the art forms.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Lukens apologized for what he termed "a dumb mistake."

Seifert termed his relationship with Walsh as "good."

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

If a network can pass outputs only to the next layer, it is termed a feedforward network.

In 1989 Nixon and Koch described a manometric pattern they termed recurrent autonomous oesophageal peristalsis.

This process is termed nectar robbery and has been shown in Corydalis, a spurred flower.

We termed it thus because the depression arose from role performance and not from their psychopathology.

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