Term

Term may refer to:

  • Term (language) or terminology, a noun or compound word used in a specific context: meaning
  • Term (computers) or terminal emulator, a program that emulates a video terminal
  • Term (architecture) or terminal form, a human head and bust that continues as a square tapering pillar-like form
  • Technical term, part of the specialized vocabulary of a particular field
  • Scientific terminology, terms used by scientists
  • Contractual term, a legally binding provision

Lengths of time:

  • Academic term, a division of the academic year in which classes are held
  • Easter term
  • Lent term
  • Michaelmas term
  • Term of office, the length of time a person serves in a particular office
  • Term of patent, the maximum period during which a patent can be maintained in force

In mathematics:

  • Term (mathematics), a component of a mathematical expression
  • Term (logic), a component of a logical expression
    • Ground term, a term with no variables
    • Term algebra, the algebra of mathematical terms
  • Term symbol, a concept in quantum mechanics

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Famous quotes containing the word term:

    I shall not seek and I will not accept, the nomination of my party for another term as your President.
    Lyndon Baines Johnson (1908–1973)

    Children, I grant, should be innocent; but when the epithet is applied to men, or women, it is but a civil term for weakness.
    Mary Wollstonecraft (1759–1797)

    A radical is one of whom people say “He goes too far.” A conservative, on the other hand, is one who “doesn’t go far enough.” Then there is the reactionary, “one who doesn’t go at all.” All these terms are more or less objectionable, wherefore we have coined the term “progressive.” I should say that a progressive is one who insists upon recognizing new facts as they present themselves—one who adjusts legislation to these new facts.
    Woodrow Wilson (1856–1924)