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  • 1 Term — Term, n. [F. terme, L. termen, inis, terminus, a boundary limit, end; akin to Gr. ?, ?. See {Thrum} a tuft, and cf. {Terminus}, {Determine}, {Exterminate}.] 1. That which limits the extent of anything; limit; extremity; bound; boundary. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 term — n often attrib 1: a specified period of time the policy term 2: the whole period for which an estate is granted; also: the estate itself 3 a: the period in which the powers of a court may be validly exercised b …

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  • 3 Term — may refer to: *Term (computers) or terminal emulator, a program that emulates a video terminal *Term (language) or terminology, a word or compound word used in a specific context *Term (mathematics), a component of a mathematical expression… …

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  • 4 Term — Term, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Termed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Terming}.] [See {Term}, n., and cf. {Terminate}.] To apply a term to; to name; to call; to denominate. [1913 Webster] Men term what is beyond the limits of the universe imaginary space. Locke.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 term — ► NOUN 1) a word or phrase used to describe a thing or to express a concept. 2) (terms) language used on a particular occasion: a protest in the strongest possible terms. 3) (terms) stipulated or agreed requirements or conditions. 4) (terms)… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 term — term1 [tʉrm] n. [ME terme < OFr < L terminus, a limit, boundary, end < IE * termṇ, a boundary stake < base * ter , to cross over, go beyond > TRANS , Gr terma, goal] 1. Archaic a point of time designating the beginning or end of a… …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 term — [n1] description of a concept appellation, article, caption, denomination, designation, expression, head, indication, language, locution, moniker*, name, nomenclature, phrase, style, terminology, title, vocable, word; concepts 275,683 term [n2]… …

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  • 8 term — (n.) early 13c., terme limit in time, set or appointed period, from O.Fr. terme limit of time or place (11c.), from L. terminus end, boundary line, related to termen boundary, end (see TERMINUS (Cf. terminus)). Sense of period of time during… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 term|er — «TUR muhr», noun. a person who is serving a term as a public official: »a fourth termer …

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  • 10 Term — der; s, e <aus gleichbed. fr. terme, eigtl. »Grenze, Begrenzung«, dies aus (m)lat. terminus, vgl. ↑Termin>: 1. [Reihe von] Zeichen in einer formalisierten Theorie, mit der od. dem eines der in der Theorie betrachteten Objekte dargestellt… …

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  • 11 term — англ. [тэ/эм] terme фр. [тэрм] termine ит. [тэ/рминэ] Terminus нем. [тэрминус] термин …

    Словарь иностранных музыкальных терминов

  • 12 -term — term, terma, termalan, terman, terme, termički, termija, termijski, termika DEFINICIJA kao drugi dio riječi označava ono što se odnosi na toplinu [homeoterman; heterotermijski] ETIMOLOGIJA grč. thermós: topao; thérmē: toplina …

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  • 13 term — n 1 end, confine, bound, *limit 2 *word, vocable 3 in plural form …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 14 term — sb., en, er, erne (fagudtryk) …

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  • 15 term — The period of time during which a contract is in force. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * ▪ I. term term 1 [tɜːm ǁ tɜːrm] noun 1. [countable] a word or expression that has a particular meaning, especially in a technical or scientific subject:… …

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  • 16 term — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 word or group of words ADJECTIVE ▪ specific ▪ blanket, broad, general, generic, umbrella ▪ descriptive …

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  • 17 term — A word or phrase; an expression; particularly one which possesses a fixed and known meaning in some science, art, or profession. A fixed and definite period of time; implying a period of time with some definite termination. First Citizens Bank &… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 18 Term — In der Mathematik bezeichnet ein Term einen sinnvollen Ausdruck, der Zahlen, Variablen, Symbole für mathematische Verknüpfungen und Klammern enthalten kann. Terme sind die syntaktisch korrekt gebildeten Wörter oder Wortgruppen in der formalen… …

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  • 19 term — term1 W1S1 [tə:m US tə:rm] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1 in terms of something 2 in general/practical/financial etc terms 3¦(word)¦ 4¦(period of time)¦ 5¦(school/university)¦ 6¦(end)¦ 7 come to terms with something 8¦(conditions)¦ 9¦(relationship)¦ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 term — I UK [tɜː(r)m] / US [tɜrm] noun Word forms term : singular term plural terms *** 1) a) [countable] a word or phrase used for referring to something a technical/medical/legal/scientific term In simple terms, you need more exercise. The president… …

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