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Definition of Term

Term n. means: In Scotland, the time fixed for the payment of rents.

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Term n. means: In Scotland, the time fixed for the payment of rents.

Meaning of Term

Term (n.) means: In Scotland, the time fixed for the payment of rents.

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Term (n.): The limitation of an estate; or rather, the whole time for which an estate is granted, as for the term of a life or lives, or for a term of years.

Dimension (n.): A literal factor, as numbered in characterizing a term. The term dimensions forms with the cardinal numbers a phrase equivalent to degree with the ordinal; thus, a2b2c is a term of five dimensions, or of the fifth degree.

Term (n.): The time for which anything lasts; any limited time; as, a term of five years; the term of life.

Degree (n.): State as indicated by sum of exponents; more particularly, the degree of a term is indicated by the sum of the exponents of its literal factors; thus, a2b3c is a term of the sixth degree. The degree of a power, or radical, is denoted by its index, that of an equation by the greatest sum of the exponents of the unknown quantities in any term; thus, ax4 + bx2 = c, and mx2y2 + nyx = p, are both equations of the fourth degree.

Univocal (n.): A generic term, or a term applicable in the same sense to all the species it embraces.

Sea term (): A term used specifically by seamen; a nautical word or phrase.

Terminus (n.): Hence, any post or stone marking a boundary; a term. See Term, 8.

Term (n.): A word or expression; specifically, one that has a precisely limited meaning in certain relations and uses, or is peculiar to a science, art, profession, or the like; as, a technical term.

Term (n.): To apply a term to; to name; to call; to denominate.

Privative (n.): A term indicating the absence of any quality which might be naturally or rationally expected; -- called also privative term.

Term (n.): A point, line, or superficies, that limits; as, a line is the term of a superficies, and a superficies is the term of a solid.

Termly (adv.): Term by term; every term.

Concrete (n.): A term designating both a quality and the subject in which it exists; a concrete term.

Negative (n.): A proposition by which something is denied or forbidden; a conception or term formed by prefixing the negative particle to one which is positive; an opposite or contradictory term or conception.

Consequent (n.): The second term of a ratio, as the term b in the ratio a:b, the first a, being the antecedent.

Relative (n.): One who, or that which, relates to, or is considered in its relation to, something else; a relative object or term; one of two object or term; one of two objects directly connected by any relation.

Post-captain (n.): A captain of a war vessel whose name appeared, or was "posted," in the seniority list of the British navy, as distinguished from a commander whose name was not so posted. The term was also used in the United States navy; but no such commission as post-captain was ever recognized in either service, and the term has fallen into disuse.

Session (n.): Hence, also, the time, period, or term during which a court, council, legislature, etc., meets daily for business; or, the space of time between the first meeting and the prorogation or adjournment; thus, a session of Parliaments is opened with a speech from the throne, and closed by prorogation. The session of a judicial court is called a term.

Gas (n.): An aeriform fluid; -- a term used at first by chemists as synonymous with air, but since restricted to fluids supposed to be permanently elastic, as oxygen, hydrogen, etc., in distinction from vapors, as steam, which become liquid on a reduction of temperature. In present usage, since all of the supposed permanent gases have been liquified by cold and pressure, the term has resumed nearly its original signification, and is applied to any substance in the elastic or aeriform state.

Homogeny (n.): The correspondence of common descent; -- a term used to supersede homology by Lankester, who also used homoplasy to denote any superinduced correspondence of position and structure in parts embryonically distinct (other writers using the term homoplasmy). Thus, there is homogeny between the fore limb of a mammal and the wing of a bird; but the right and left ventricles of the heart in both are only in homoplasy with each other, these having arisen independently since the divergence of both groups from a univentricular ancestor.

Symphony (n.): An elaborate instrumental composition for a full orchestra, consisting usually, like the sonata, of three or four contrasted yet inwardly related movements, as the allegro, the adagio, the minuet and trio, or scherzo, and the finale in quick time. The term has recently been applied to large orchestral works in freer form, with arguments or programmes to explain their meaning, such as the "symphonic poems" of Liszt. The term was formerly applied to any composition for an orchestra, as overtures, etc., and still earlier, to certain compositions partly vocal, partly instrumental.

Minor (n.): The minor term, that is, the subject of the conclusion; also, the minor premise, that is, that premise which contains the minor term; in hypothetical syllogisms, the categorical premise. It is the second proposition of a regular syllogism, as in the following: Every act of injustice partakes of meanness; to take money from another by gaming is an act of injustice; therefore, the taking of money from another by gaming partakes of meanness.

Termed (imp. & p. p.): of Term

Nome (n.): See Term.

Nomial (n.): A name or term.

Terming (p. pr. & vb. n.): of Term

Term (n.): The menses.

Termination (n.): A word; a term.

Threpe (v. t.): To call; to term.

Hexahemeron (n.): A term of six days.

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Words, slangs, sentences and phrases similar to Term

Meaning of Squaw

Squaw means: An extremely derisive term for an Indian woman. Though this term was widely used in the Old West so much so that it became common language, it should not be perpetuated. as the term loosely translates to the "C" word that might be utilized today.

Meaning of Gat

Gat means: n. A gun (derived from Gatling gun). This term came of age during the late 80’s when rap groups such as NWA used the term for guns. *Although this term is not widely used anymore, it still bears stating as it has had use and could be still in circulation in certain contexts.  "Paul, you didn’t tell me you was strapped! Why you gotta have a Gat?" 

Meaning of apple catchers

apple catchers means: Derogatory term for someone wearing unflattering big underwear. Example: 'that fat old trout had a pair of frilly apple catchers on'. This is a term used in Herefordshire term (west country) and probably comes from this area having a large number of orchards for cider making. Contributor says it must be a old term as his dad and his mates use it and the kids in school used it at school and continue the tradition to this day.

Meaning of Matelot

Matelot means: A sailor, in the French language. English speaking sailors also use this term to describe an ordinary sailor. The term "Matey" was originally derived from this term.

Meaning of spice

spice means: A term for sweets or candy. e.g. "Can I have some SPICE please mam?" , I used this term in school around Sheffield in the late 70's/ early 80's, and it seems to be still in use.(term may have spread out into Yorkshire).

Meaning of gay

gay means: Noun. A homosexual male and occasionally used for such females. The word, once derogatory, has been reclaimed by the 'gay' community and is an accepted term for homosexuals. However the term is still heard used in a perjorative sense. 'Gay' is now considered standard English. Adj. 1. Homosexual in nature. 2. General disparaging term.

Meaning of scrote

scrote means: It is a slang term for scrotum, but used in a derogatory way for when you are pissed off at a man, for whatever reason. Used as, "Give me back my tampon, you friggin scrote!", or "My stepson is such a scrote.", or "That big, hairy scrote is tailgating me in his big scrotemobile!", and "Don't be a scrote; give me a ride to school?". In most cases, this term refers to a man, but can be used for a manish woman. Contributor first heard this term a few years ago when her friend was mad at her step son and called him a "Scrote". She laughed so hard that she almost fell out of my chair and has been using the term ever since! Her female friends in Germany and Austria are using this term now, since she told them about it. They love it because they can insult their male friends and the male friends don't have a clue as to what a scrote is!

Meaning of newfie

newfie means: a derogatory term used in Canada for a person from Newfoundland and Labrador. The term is primarily used in "Newfie jokes," the typical Canadian ethnic joke (akin to Polish jokes in the U.S. or Belgian jokes in France). While the term may be commonly used in a derogatory sense by those not from Newfoundland, many Newfoundlanders use the term with pride amongst themselves, not taking offense to it when used without intention to insult. (Source: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia)

Meaning of newfie

newfie means: a derogatory term used in Canada for a person from Newfoundland and Labrador. The term is primarily used in "Newfie jokes," the typical Canadian ethnic joke (akin to Polish jokes in the U.S. or Belgian jokes in France). While the term may be commonly used in a derogatory sense by those not from Newfoundland, many Newfoundlanders use the term with pride amongst themselves, not taking offense to it when used without intention to insult. (Source: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia)

Meaning of newfie

newfie means: a derogatory term used in Canada for a person from Newfoundland and Labrador. The term is primarily used in "Newfie jokes," the typical Canadian ethnic joke (akin to Polish jokes in the U.S. or Belgian jokes in France). While the term may be commonly used in a derogatory sense by those not from Newfoundland, many Newfoundlanders use the term with pride amongst themselves, not taking offense to it when used without intention to insult. (Source: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia)

Meaning of O.G.

O.G. means: Derived from “Orginal Gangsta.” A term referring to a real gangster, not one of the “many wanna-be’s posing” out there. The term was popularized by old school rapper Ice-T in his song "O.G." back in the 90's. The term then gained commercial notoriety.  Lyrical reference: O.G. - ICE-T (Album: O.G. Original Gangster, 1991) 

Meaning of sack

sack means: n. A bag (usually a zip lock bag) of marijuana/weed. The term usually is preceded by the dollar amount. *See also the term "dub sack" which refers to $20 worth of marijuana.  "Tonight I'm gonna get faded off this dub sack I just bought."  2. A slang term for the male scrotum. 

Meaning of Larboard

Larboard means: An obsolete term for the left side of a ship. Derived from the term "lay-board" which was a wooden ramp that provided access between a ship and the port. Later, since larboard was often confused with "starboard", this term was simplified to the word "port".

Meaning of WAX

WAX means: 1- An LP or record. A DJ term for records. 2- A term for both sex and fighting. (exam. "when I get my hands on her I'm gonna wax that ass")

Meaning of WAX

WAX means: 1- An LP or record. A DJ term for records. 2- A term for both sex and fighting. (exam. "when I get my hands on her I'm gonna wax that ass")

Meaning of DOPE

DOPE means: Marine term for the adjustments made to weapon sights. Also a term for marijuana and other illicit drugs.

Meaning of seater

seater means: Used as a term for hitchin a lift on the back-or handlebars of someones bike (same use as the Eire term mentioned).

Meaning of Rasta Biz

Rasta Biz means: Rastafarian term used as a common greeting for both arriving and departing similar to the Hawaian term Aloha.

Meaning of SNUFFY

SNUFFY means: was/is the term Marines use in the same way Army calls themselves grunts. This term's footnoted in one of the major books on Khe Sahn and was in common use in I Corps (1/67-7/68).

Meaning of BEEF

BEEF means: Ghetto term for money makers in the hood, be it by legal or illegal activities. also a term for a street basketball player.

Meaning of Term

Term means: The limitation of an estate; or rather, the whole time for which an estate is granted, as for the term of a life or lives, or for a term of years.

Meaning of Dimension

Dimension means: A literal factor, as numbered in characterizing a term. The term dimensions forms with the cardinal numbers a phrase equivalent to degree with the ordinal; thus, a2b2c is a term of five dimensions, or of the fifth degree.

Meaning of Term

Term means: The time for which anything lasts; any limited time; as, a term of five years; the term of life.

Meaning of Degree

Degree means: State as indicated by sum of exponents; more particularly, the degree of a term is indicated by the sum of the exponents of its literal factors; thus, a2b3c is a term of the sixth degree. The degree of a power, or radical, is denoted by its index, that of an equation by the greatest sum of the exponents of the unknown quantities in any term; thus, ax4 + bx2 = c, and mx2y2 + nyx = p, are both equations of the fourth degree.

Meaning of Univocal

Univocal means: A generic term, or a term applicable in the same sense to all the species it embraces.

Meaning of Sea term

Sea term means: A term used specifically by seamen; a nautical word or phrase.

Meaning of Terminus

Terminus means: Hence, any post or stone marking a boundary; a term. See Term, 8.

Meaning of Term

Term means: A word or expression; specifically, one that has a precisely limited meaning in certain relations and uses, or is peculiar to a science, art, profession, or the like; as, a technical term.

Meaning of Term

Term means: To apply a term to; to name; to call; to denominate.

Meaning of Privative

Privative means: A term indicating the absence of any quality which might be naturally or rationally expected; -- called also privative term.

Meaning of Term

Term means: A point, line, or superficies, that limits; as, a line is the term of a superficies, and a superficies is the term of a solid.

Meaning of Termly

Termly means: Term by term; every term.

Meaning of Concrete

Concrete means: A term designating both a quality and the subject in which it exists; a concrete term.

Meaning of Negative

Negative means: A proposition by which something is denied or forbidden; a conception or term formed by prefixing the negative particle to one which is positive; an opposite or contradictory term or conception.

Meaning of Consequent

Consequent means: The second term of a ratio, as the term b in the ratio a:b, the first a, being the antecedent.

Dictionary words and meanings

Meaning of Coccus

Coccus means: A form of bacteria, shaped like a globule.

Meaning of Gnaw

Gnaw means: To bite, as something hard or tough, which is not readily separated or crushed; to bite off little by little, with effort; to wear or eat away by scraping or continuous biting with the teeth; to nibble at.

Meaning of Natural

Natural means: Having to do with existing system to things; dealing with, or derived from, the creation, or the world of matter and mind, as known by man; within the scope of human reason or experience; not supernatural; as, a natural law; natural science; history, theology.

Meaning of Overvalued

Overvalued means: of Overvalue

Meaning of Reckoning

Reckoning means: of Reckon

Slang words and meanings

Meaning of ERBERT

ERBERT means: Erbert is British slang for a foolish person, a cheeky unwashed child.

Meaning of tin-bum Bob

tin-bum Bob means: nickname for Australian Prime Minister Bob Hawke - so named for his Cornish tin miner ancestors and to match an old enemy's nickname, see "pig-iron Bob" - tin-bum used to refer to someone who was tight with their money

Meaning of XOXO

XOXO means: Hugs and kisses.

Meaning of Mike and Ike

Mike and Ike means: Salt and pepper shakers

Meaning of Mork and Mindy

Mork and Mindy means: Windy. Cor, it's bloody mork today, shows you that the slang is constantly evolving

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