Translation of period in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (interval, length of time)(when specifying a time limit)a two-year periodwithin a two-month periodun período de dos añosshe is away on business for long periodsdentro de un plazo de dos mesesfor a period of five hours/12 monthspasa mucho tiempo fuera or pasa largos períodos fuera en viajes de negociosin such a short period (of time)por un espacio de cinco horas/período de 12 mesesduring her period in officeen un espacio/en un período tan corto de tiempowhen he returned after a period of illnessdurante el tiempo or período en que desempeñó el cargocuando regresó tras una enfermedad or (in Latin America also) luego de una enfermedad [formal]Example sentences1.2 (epoch) the Tudor period
the holiday period (British English)la época de los Tudorthat period of my lifela época or temporada de vacacionesthe author accurately conveys the atmosphere of the periodaquella época de mi vidathe postwar periodla escritora refleja fielmente el ambiente de la época or del período1.3 (of artist)la posguerraExample sentences1.4 (Geology)
- 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.
- 2 (menstruation) to have a periodI missed a period last monthtener el período or la regla(before noun) period pain (British English)no me vino el período or la regla el mes pasadodolor (masculine) menstrualExample sentences
- 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.
- 3 3.1 (in school)a double period of chemistry3.2 (Sport)(una clase de) dos horas de químicaExample sentences
- 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.
- 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.
- 4 4.1 (in punctuation)(American English)(as interjection)4.2 (sentence)y puntoy sanseacabó [colloquial]Example sentences
- There is frequently poor closure of periods and an inept employment of rhythm in the closure of stanzas and of poems.
- Small pauses were commas, larger ones were semicolons and colon; and periods of course were the longest pause of all.
- "You hate cats period, " Tiffany reminded her fondly.
- He could simply have said he favours public ownership, full stop, period.
- 5 (Astronomy, Mathematics, Physics)Example sentences
- 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.
- (costume/furniture)the house retains many period featuresde épocasee also → period piecela casa conserva muchos detalles arquitectónicos de la épocaExample sentences
- 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?
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