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
- 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
Other articles related to "term, terms":
... own volition, and are completely outside male control, the term is often used for women who are perceived as behaving similarly ... by Erle Stanley Gardner is derived from this meaning of the word.) The term nymphomania was created by modern psychology as referring to a "desire to engage in human ... Due to widespread use of the term among lay persons (often shortened to nympho) and stereotypes attached, professionals nowadays prefer the term hypersexuality, which can refer to males and females alike ...
... Civilization (or civilisation) is a sometimes controversial term that has been used in several related ways ... Primarily, the term has been used to refer to the material and instrumental side of human cultures that are complex in terms of technology, science, and division ... There is a tendency to use the term in a less strict way, to mean approximately the same thing as "culture" and therefore, the term can more broadly refer to any important and ...
... office has always been widely known as Vizekanzler, this has never been the official term ... The official term since 1949 is Stellvertreter des Bundeskanzlers (Deputy to the Chancellor), however this term is seldom used outside very formal contexts ...
... According to the Jargon File, the term "Slashdot effect" refers to phenomenon of a website becoming virtually unreachable because too many people are ... a popular site, similar to the more generic term, flash crowd, which is a more appropriate term ... The term "flash crowd" was coined in 1973 by Larry Niven in his science fiction short story, Flash Crowd ...
... The term multimedia was coined by singer and artist Bob Goldstein (later 'Bobb Goldsteinn') to promote the July 1966 opening of his "LightWorks at L'Oursin" show at Southampton, Long Island ... to debut as discothèque fare.” Two years later, in 1968, the term "multimedia" was re-appropriated to describe the work of a political consultant ... In the late 1970s, the term referred to presentations consisting of multi-projector slide shows timed to an audio track ...
Famous quotes containing the word term:
“We term sleep a death ... by which we may be literally said to die daily; in fine, so like death, I dare not trust it without my prayers.”
—Thomas Browne (16051682)
“As the term of my relief from this place [Washington, D.C.] approaches, its drudgery becomes more nauseating and intolerable, and my impatience to be with you at Monticello increases daily.”
—Thomas Jefferson (17431826)
“Mr. Roosevelt, this is my principal requestit is almost the last request I shall ever make of anybody. Before you leave the presidential chair, recommend Congress to submit to the Legislatures a Constitutional Amendment which will enfranchise women, and thus take your place in history with Lincoln, the great emancipator. I beg of you not to close your term of office without doing this.”
—Susan B. Anthony (18201906)