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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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He is one of those who believe a woman's monthly period is dirty and she should be left alone when she is at it.
Or if a Web site user clears his cookies (segments of data stored on a user's computer every time a Web surfer visits a particular site), they could be counted multiple times in a monthly period.
Monthly Period and YTD Totals by Modality Report Date: 5/5/2005 3:18:39 PM Payments December January Payments Write-offs Payments Write-offs <Blank> $8,621.
The new guidelines ensure the average working week will be limited to 48 hours, over a monthly period.
Researchers say women don't need a monthly period when they are on the pill because they aren't ovulating.
Both the girls and boys believed that a monthly period is necessary and should not be altered in any way," Dr.
In hot weather the heat pump is used to cool the building with the waste heat being rejected into the piles, If the piles are being overcharged with heat over a daily, weekly or monthly period, the coils on the roof are not used to gather heat in the day but to reject it at night.
Beyond enabling a woman to bypass this aspect of her monthly period, such a drug could treat heavy menstrual bleeding that now makes some women anemic and sometimes requires hysterectomy, surgery to remove the uterus.
The BOJ pumped the substantial sum of liquidity into the market on the first day of a monthly period during which banks must begin putting up the required sums of reserves at their current accounts at the BOJ.
The Toronto panel "Nutritional Issues for Dancers and Dance Teachers," meanwhile, spelled out what a dancer's body needs to survive, and identified the Female Athlete Triad (lack of eating, no monthly period, and loss of bone density) as the danger sign of a dancer in crisis.
Monthly - A one-year term with 12 monthly loan disbursements each up to $500,000, where the cash financing amount is extended at the beginning of each monthly period and is repaid in full by the end of each monthly period.
For women, their monthly period usually means pain, discomfort, and the hassle of wearing sanitary pads or tampons for a number of days.

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