Definition of semester in English:
A half-year term in a school or college, typically lasting fifteen to eighteen weeks.
- The primary mode of communication among students and instructors for both semesters was the university's email system.
- If possible, students can make school changes between semesters or at the end of the school year.
- After several semesters of college work, the skills development in Navajo and English often becomes coordinated.
Early 19th century: from German Semester, from Latin semestris 'six-monthly', from sex 'six' + mensis 'month'.
Words that rhyme with semesterarrester, Avesta, Chester, contester, ester, Esther, fester, fiesta, Hester, investor, jester, Leicester, Lester, molester, Nestor, pester, polyester, protester, quester, sequester, siesta, sou'wester, suggester, tester, trimester, vesta, zester
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