Meaning of TERM in English


I. noun Etymology: Middle English ~e, from Anglo-French, from Latin ~inus boundary marker, limit; akin to Greek ~ōn boundary, end, Sanskrit tarman top of a post Date: 13th century 1. end , ~ination , the time at which a pregnancy of normal length ~inates , 2. a limited or definite extent of time, the whole period for which an estate is granted, the time during which a court is in session, provisions that de~ine the nature and scope of an agreement ; conditions , 4. a word or expression that has a precise meaning in some uses or is peculiar to a science, art, profession, or subject , expression of a specified kind , 5. a unitary or compound expression connected with another by a plus or minus sign, an element of a fraction or proportion or of a series or sequence, 6. plural mutual relationship ; footing , agreement , concord , a state of acceptance or understanding , any of the three substantive elements of a syllogism, a quadrangular pillar often tapering downward and adorned on the top with the figure of a head or the upper part of the body, division in a school year during which instruction is regularly given to students, II. transitive verb Date: circa 1557 to apply a ~ to ; call , name

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