- The fluvial sediments, however, represent rapid deposition in relatively short periods (days or months).
- Hauling and applying manure may require large blocks of time for relatively short periods throughout the year.
- Generally, consumers have accepted the relatively short periods of 14 to 21 days for half or full gallons of milk.
- Life at the bottom of society was always difficult in the late medieval and early modern periods: but around 1600 conditions for many of the poor were terrible.
- His work has focused on the medieval and early modern periods.
- Of these, 98 per cent cover the 19th and 20th centuries, while only 16 per cent cover medieval or earlier periods.
- Because of this, clay becomes progressively less common in older geological periods and is almost never found in Precambrian formations.
- The following table shows the three eras and eleven geological periods that comprise the Phanerozoic.
- This book shows the dynamic effects of the many periods of Pleistocene glacial advance and melting on the geology and topography of the northwestern United States.
- I would look at it later and make sense of it but, as for now, I had to get to my next lesson because the free period would probably be nearing an end.
- The total lesson takes several class periods and I recite the poems to motivate my young artists many times throughout the lesson.
- To accommodate the rich level of activity hoped for in his mathematical laboratory, he proposed that two consecutive class periods be allocated to it.
- In the first period of extra time both teams played at a frenetic pace with tenacious defending keeping Keighley's hopes alive.
- There is an extra period called injury time, usually in the vicinity of three minutes.
- If games are tied at full-time an extra period will be played with the first team to score winning the game.
- To produce a larger effect, the motion must accumulate, and for wave-impulses to accumulate, they must arrive in periods identical with the periods of vibration of the atoms on which they impinge.
- The atmosphere rotates with periods ranging from over 18 hours near the equator to faster than 13 hours near the poles.
- In contrast, Jupiter-family comets tend to have predictable, well-determined orbits with short periods and low inclinations.
- The first problem Galileo attacked at Florence was to determine orbits and periods for Jupiter's four satellites.
- What is the period of the continued fractions of the following numbers?
- In 1834 Jacobi proved that if a single-valued function of one variable is doubly periodic then the ratio of the periods is imaginary.
- It is common to have heavy blood flow at the beginning of a period and lighter blood flow at the end.
- It mostly affects women between the ages of 50 and 70, who have been through the menopause (when your periods stop).
- Women may also experience painful periods and pain during sexual intercourse.
- The horizontal rows or periods also have predictable trends in characteristics because as you move left to right in a row only one electron is added changing the atomic number by one.
- As we move down the periods, the elements have a greater atomic weight.
- There is frequently poor closure of periods and an inept employment of rhythm in the closure of stanzas and of poems.
- His's an oceanic performance that gives emphasis to the work's undulating hemiolas as they reach across bar lines and destabilize phrase periods.
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- This house is a great blend of period qualities and contemporary design.
- One of the highlights of the weekend will be period re-enactments of historical trials in the old Law Courts in City Hall.
- A home that has both period style and modern comforts - is it perfection?
late Middle English (denoting the time during which something, especially a disease, runs its course): from Old French periode, via Latin from Greek periodos 'orbit, recurrence, course', from peri- 'around' + hodos 'way, course'. The sense 'portion of time' dates from the early 17th century.
put a period to
- dated Put an end to: in dry climates, the onset of summer drought may put a period to plant activityMore example sentences
- ‘They say they want to put a period to my presidency.’
- Then there's a lull; people stare into their empty glasses, then pat the table with open palms and put a period to our merry night.
- Plot had not originally intended to include such material in the book since he believed that the chapter on arts had ‘finish'd the Natural History of Oxford-shire’ and prompted him ‘accordingly [to] here put a period to my Essay!’