time period


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n time period an amount of time "a time period of 30 years","hastened the period of time of his recovery","Picasso's blue period"
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  • Ambrose Bierce
    “Future: That period of time in which our affairs prosper, our friends are true and our happiness is assured.”
  • Don Delillo
    “There's always a period of curious fear between the first sweet-smelling breeze and the time when the rain comes cracking down.”
  • Jane Bryant Quinn
    Jane Bryant Quinn
    “The shortest period of time lies between the minute you put some money away for a rainy day and the unexpected arrival of rain.”
  • V. S. Pritchett
    V. S. Pritchett
    “Well, youth is the period of assumed personalities and disguises. It is the time of the sincerely insincere.”


In literature:

You cannot imagine my interest and my joy as I learned that the Zikites are looking forward to a period of time corresponding to our Millennium.
"Life in a Thousand Worlds" by William Shuler Harris
The pre-menstrual period is the blooming-time, the mating-time, the springtime of the organism.
"Outwitting Our Nerves" by Josephine A. Jackson and Helen M. Salisbury
At the same time the period of satiety was still far off.
"Renaissance in Italy, Volume 1 (of 7)" by John Addington Symonds
The period of "stay-away probation" for the man is a difficult time for the woman.
"Broken Homes" by Joanna C. Colcord
For a certain period, ye gods, ye must be patient, being vigilant at the same time.
"The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 2"
They have periodic times less than the earth, and fifty times as great as Neptune.
"Recreations in Astronomy" by Henry Warren
Their percentages are high for the shorter time periods and low for the longer periods.
"The High School Failures" by Francis P. Obrien
Note: This period covers the time from the fail of Israel to the fall of Judah.
"The Bible Period by Period" by Josiah Blake Tidwell
One period of time must be preserved to satisfy his romantic imagination.
"Humanly Speaking" by Samuel McChord Crothers
At the period of time when these men were young, education was deemed essential, at least to professional men.
"The Memories of Fifty Years" by William H. Sparks

In poetry:

Within the hollowed hand of God,
Blood-red they lie, the dice of fate,
That have no time nor period,
And know no early and no late.
"Fortune" by Madison Julius Cawein
Yea, so eternal seemed my grief,
Time moved out, neither slow nor fast,
Nor recked I whether periods brief
Or centuries had passed.
"Love, Dreaming of Death" by Charles Harpur

In news:

I've been on my period for two-and-a-half years and I want to use tampons but every time I try to put one in, it hurts.
We've officially entered the season of gluttony —that period of time that begins with Halloween, and ends sometime around New Year's (or perhaps Valentine's Day).
Hungary beats Iceland 34-33 after 2 periods of extra time in Olympic handball quarterfinals.
It's one of those films that really captures a time period.
If you could visit any time period, you would choose.
Earning reflect income during the time period.
I didn't begin as an enthusiast of re-setting the classics in different time periods, locations or cultures.
Donald Olden , the new youth pastor at Bible Baptist Church of New Milford, Connecticut, wants to help teens through the most exciting but difficult period of time.
This time, the Arctic Bears put the hammer down in the third period against Dimond/ West Anchorage in girls high school hockey action.
Snedeker's big payday provides security 'for a long period of time '.
Any time I mention solar panels, I get the same question: What's the payback period.
That is psychotic symptoms for a period of time following a seizure.
Newcomer Denver Magazine lost 37 percent of its audience in that same time period, leaving it with just 33,438 readers , which is less than its claimed print run of 40,000 copies per issue.
The owner of a century-old barn at 290 Lincoln Ave, next to a home Robert Frost visited periodically during his time in Amherst, will be permitted to tear it down.
In other words, "What code (s) can I use the will allow me to treat for the longest period of time".

In science:

The time-periodic boundary conditions for the original spin variables translate into a quenched average over all defect configurations distributed uniformly.
Anomalous Roughness, Localization, and Globally Constrained Random Walks
The prototype stability was estimated over the time period of one week.
Design and performance of LED calibration system prototype for the lead tungstate crystal calorimeter
These particles move in a periodic background whose space and time periods are both equal to 4.
Randomized Cellular Automata
We shall later take the time period to infinity.
Multiple-event probability in general-relativistic quantum mechanics: a discrete model
The eigenvalues distribution at different time periods provides the information about the system stabilization, i.e. about the time after which the fluctuations of eigenvalues are not significant.
Analysis of Inter-Domain Traffic Correlations: Random Matrix Theory Approach