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Overview of noun term

The noun term has 7 senses? (first 5 from tagged texts)
1. (37) term

(a word or expression used for some particular thing; "he learned many medical terms")

2. (8) term

(a limited period of time; "a prison term"; "he left school before the end of term")

3. (6) condition, term

((usually plural) a statement of what is required as part of an agreement; "the contract set out the conditions of the lease"; "the terms of the treaty were generous")

4. (3) term

(any distinct quantity contained in a polynomial; "the general term of an algebraic equation of the n-th degree")

5. (1) term

(one of the substantive phrases in a logical proposition; "the major term of a syllogism must occur twice")

6. term, full term

(the end of gestation or point at which birth is imminent; "a healthy baby born at full term")

7. terminus, terminal figure, term

((architecture) a statue or a human bust or an animal carved out of the top of a square pillar; originally used as a boundary marker in ancient Rome)


Overview of verb term

The verb term has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (15) term

(name formally or designate with a term)

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