Synonyms

1. carboniferous

adjective. ['ˌkɑːrbəˈnɪfɝəs'] relating to or consisting of or yielding carbon.

Synonyms

  • carbonaceous
  • carbonic

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2. Carboniferous

noun. from 345 million to 280 million years ago.

Synonyms

  • Carboniferous period
  • Upper Carboniferous
  • Paleozoic era
  • Lower Carboniferous
  • Lower Carboniferous period
  • Upper Carboniferous period
  • Paleozoic
  • Missippian period
  • Pennsylvanian period
  • Mississippian

3. period

noun. ['ˈpɪriːəd'] an amount of time.

Synonyms

  • incubation period
  • fundamental measure
  • schooltime
  • clotting time
  • fortnight
  • term
  • reign
  • usance
  • hebdomad
  • morning
  • daytime
  • night
  • canicule
  • rainy day
  • time frame
  • time of life
  • time
  • youth
  • dog days
  • Olympiad
  • millenary
  • prehistoric culture
  • mid-April
  • calendar month
  • overtime
  • drouth
  • forenoon
  • Indian summer
  • decade
  • quarter-century
  • hours
  • phase of the moon
  • midwinter
  • weekend
  • life
  • Platonic year
  • indiction
  • sleep
  • bimillennium
  • efflorescence
  • mid-February
  • lunar time period
  • twelvemonth
  • continuance
  • dark
  • tide
  • morn
  • wartime
  • downtime
  • work time
  • week
  • quarter
  • duty tour
  • nighttime
  • peak
  • run
  • life-time
  • prehistory
  • years
  • epoch
  • mid-May
  • mid-January
  • stage
  • term of enlistment
  • hitch
  • year
  • quadrennium
  • flush
  • civil day
  • noviciate
  • enlistment
  • eve
  • bimillenary
  • yr
  • millennium
  • time period
  • honeymoon
  • lustrum
  • blossom
  • evening
  • running time
  • mid-October
  • question time
  • time of year
  • lifespan
  • occupation
  • period of time
  • day
  • semester
  • air alert
  • lease
  • Saint Martin's summer
  • prohibition
  • dawn
  • time limit
  • bimester
  • tour
  • decennium
  • mid-March
  • half-century
  • generation
  • regulation time
  • duration
  • mid-December
  • study hall
  • daylight
  • bronze age
  • test period
  • tour of duty
  • long haul
  • multistage
  • silly season
  • long time
  • puerperium
  • prime
  • mid-November
  • watch
  • mid-August
  • drought
  • midweek
  • two weeks
  • trimester
  • mid-September
  • heyday
  • time off
  • calendar week
  • lifetime
  • era
  • month
  • uptime
  • past
  • bloom
  • great year
  • century
  • phase
  • quinquennium
  • nap
  • lactation
  • window
  • age
  • season
  • hour
  • calendar day
  • canicular days
  • shelf life
  • festival
  • real time
  • hospitalization
  • morning time
  • term of a contract
  • flower
  • prohibition era
  • early days
  • iron age
  • fundamental quantity
  • elapsed time
  • school
  • silver age
  • bout
  • half-life
  • travel time
  • long run
  • novitiate
  • field day
  • half life
  • mid-July
  • Golden Age
  • extra time
  • peacetime
  • trial period
  • times
  • school day
  • decennary

Antonyms

  • work time
  • time off
  • downtime
  • overtime
  • uptime
  • day
  • night

Etymology

  • periode (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • periode (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

4. period

noun. ['ˈpɪriːəd'] the interval taken to complete one cycle of a regularly repeating phenomenon.

Synonyms

  • time interval
  • interval

Antonyms

  • estivate
  • wake
  • aestivate

Etymology

  • periode (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • periode (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

5. period

noun. ['ˈpɪriːəd'] a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations.

Synonyms

  • full stop
  • punctuation mark
  • suspension point
  • stop
  • punctuation
  • full point

Antonyms

  • syncategoreme
  • supply
  • sunset
  • light

Etymology

  • periode (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • periode (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

6. period

noun. ['ˈpɪriːəd'] (ice hockey) one of three divisions into which play is divided in hockey games.

Synonyms

  • part
  • play
  • playing period
  • division
  • section

Antonyms

  • nonbeing
  • dead
  • nonexistence
  • alive

Etymology

  • periode (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • periode (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

7. period

noun. ['ˈpɪriːəd'] the monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause.

Synonyms

  • menstruation
  • expelling
  • catamenia
  • menses
  • menstruum
  • flow
  • discharge
  • menorrhagia
  • hypermenorrhea
  • emission

Antonyms

  • past
  • postmeridian
  • antemeridian
  • adult

Etymology

  • periode (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • periode (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

8. period

noun. ['ˈpɪriːəd'] the end or completion of something.

Synonyms

  • end

Antonyms

  • beginning
  • aged

Etymology

  • periode (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • periode (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

9. period

noun. ['ˈpɪriːəd'] a unit of geological time during which a system of rocks formed.

Synonyms

  • era
  • geological era
  • geologic time
  • ice age
  • glacial period
  • epoch
  • glacial epoch
  • geological time

Antonyms

  • immaturity
  • wetness
  • dull
  • birth

Etymology

  • periode (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • periode (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

Example sentences of the word carboniferous-period


1. Noun Phrase
The period most productive of fossil fuels is aptly called the carboniferous period, which began around 300 million years ago and lasted for about 60 million years.

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