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period

noun age, bout, continuance, course, duration, eon, epoch, era, hitch, interval, juncture, length of time, limited time, point, season, shift, span, spell, stage, stint, stretch, tenure, term, time, time interval, time stretch, tour, while
Associated concepts: period of redemption
See also: age, annum, cycle, date, duration, expiration, life, moratorium, tenure, term, time
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The gestation period was determined by plotting meanvw total length of embryos observed in pregnant females against months (Walker 2005).
Exception: A company may be reporting losses because it is in the investment phase or the industry requires a long gestation period.
This means that on average they can have 3 kids per year since the gestation period is 5 months.
Injaz, which means achievement in Arabic, was born after an uncomplicated 378-day gestation period, reports said.
Alternative Energy Development Board (AEDB) had requested NEPRA for the simplification of licensing procedures so that RE projects could be commissioned with minimum gestation period.
The sows have a gestation period of four months, and are in the crates for nearly their entire pregnancy.
Actors go through this gestation period where it's like giving birth after nine months, and then they get nothing but critics tearing them down.
Scorpions don't nest, and have a gestation period of almost nine months
The period of the study did not overlap the seasonal gestation period of P.
Baby hippos are usually suckled by mum for a year' Lemurs (right) are born after a gestation period of 136 days.
FEMALES produce up to six young after a gestation period of only 18 days.
Whereas regular developers constructing their own buildings require a gestation period of about 450 days, Ardepro has a stunning 86-day return on investment.