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":
... 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 of labor ... 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 ...
... or women at their own volition, and are completely outside male control, the term is often used for women who are perceived as behaving similarly ... 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 sexual behavior ... Due to widespread use of the term among lay persons (often shortened to nympho) and stereotypes attached, professionals nowadays prefer the term ...
... According to the Jargon File, the term "Slashdot effect" refers to phenomenon of a website becoming virtually unreachable because too many people are hitting it after the site was ... effect from being listed on 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 ...
... 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 ...
... 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 ... discothèque fare.” Two years later, in 1968, the term "multimedia" was re-appropriated to describe the work of a political consultant, David Sawyer, the husband of Iris Sawyer—one of Goldstein’s producers ... 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:
“Art, if one employs this term in the broad sense that includes poetry within its realm, is an art of creation laden with ideals, located at the very core of the life of a people, defining the spiritual and moral shape of that life.”
—Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev (18181883)
“One man isnt any better than another, not because they are equal, but because they are intrinsically other, that there is no term of comparison.”
—D.H. (David Herbert)
“In eloquence, the great triumphs of the art are when the orator is lifted above himself; when consciously he makes himself the mere tongue of the occasion and the hour, and says what cannot but be said. Hence the term abandonment, to describe the self-surrender of the orator.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)