Term vs. Trimester

Term vs. Trimester — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Term and Trimester

Termnoun

A limited or established period of time that something is supposed to last, as a school or court session, tenure in public office, or a prison sentence.

Trimesternoun

A period or term of three months.

Termnoun

A point in time at which something ends; termination

an apprenticeship nearing its term.

Trimesternoun

One of three terms into which an academic year is divided in some universities and colleges.

Termnoun

The end of a normal gestation period

carried the fetus to term.

Trimesternoun

A period of three months or about three months; quarter.

She is in the second trimester of her first pregnancy.

Termnoun

A deadline, as for making a payment.

Trimesternoun

One of the terms of an academic year in those learning institutions that divide their teaching in three roughly equal terms, each about three months long. Compare semester.

The school operates on a trimester schedule.

Termnoun

A fixed period of time for which an estate is granted.

Trimesternoun

a period of three months; especially one of the three three-month periods into which human pregnancy is divided

Termnoun

An estate granted for a fixed period.

Trimesternoun

one of three divisions of an academic year

Termnoun

A word or group of words having a particular meaning, especially in a specific field

I was baffled by the technical terms that the programmers were using.

Termnoun

terms Language of a certain kind; chosen words

spoke in rather vague terms.praised him in glowing terms.

Termnoun

often terms One of the elements of a proposed or concluded agreement; a condition

offered favorable peace terms.one of the terms of the lease.the terms of a divorce settlement.

Termnoun

terms The relationship between two people or groups; personal footing

on good terms with her in-laws.

Termnoun

One of the quantities composing a ratio or fraction or forming a series.

Termnoun

One of the quantities connected by addition or subtraction signs in an equation; a member.

Termnoun

(Logic) Each of the two concepts being compared or related in a proposition.

Termnoun

A stone or post marking a boundary, especially a squared and downward-tapering pillar adorned with a head and upper torso.

Termnoun

An architectural or decorative motif resembling such a marker.

Termverb

To designate; call.

Termnoun

Limitation, restriction or regulation. en

Termnoun

Any of the binding conditions or promises in a legal contract.

Be sure to read the terms and conditions before signing.

Termnoun

That which limits the extent of anything; limit; extremity; bound; boundary.

Termnoun

A point, line, or superficies that limits.

A line is the term of a superficies, and a superficies is the term of a solid.

Termnoun

A word or phrase, especially one from a specialised area of knowledge.

"Algorithm" is a term used in computer science.

Termnoun

Relations among people.

We are on friendly terms with each other.

Termnoun

Part of a year, especially one of the three parts of an academic year.

Termnoun

Duration of a set length; period in office of fixed length.

He was sentenced to a term of six years in prison.near-term, mid-term and long-term goalsthe term allowed to a debtor to discharge his debt

Termnoun

(of a patent) The maximum period during which the patent can be maintained into force.

Termnoun

(archaic) A menstrual period.

Termnoun

(mathematics) Any value (variable or constant) or expression separated from another term by a space or an appropriate character, in an overall expression or table.

All the terms of this sum cancel out.

Termnoun

(logic) The subject or the predicate of a proposition; one of the three component parts of a syllogism, each one of which is used twice.

Termnoun

(astrology) An essential dignity in which unequal segments of every astrological sign have internal rulerships which affect the power and integrity of each planet in a natal chart.

Termnoun

(architecture) A quadrangular pillar, adorned on top with the figure of a head, as of a man, woman, or satyr.

Termnoun

(nautical) A piece of carved work placed under each end of the taffrail.

Termnoun

terminal computer program that emulates a physical terminal

Termnoun

One whose employment has been terminated

Termverb

To phrase a certain way; to name or call.

Termverb

(ambitransitive) To terminate one's employment

Termadjective

Born or delivered at term.

term neonate

Termnoun

a word or expression used for some particular thing;

he learned many medical terms

Termnoun

a limited period of time;

a prison termhe left school before the end of term

Termnoun

(usually plural) a statement of what is required as part of an agreement;

the contract set out the conditions of the leasethe terms of the treaty were generous

Termnoun

any distinct quantity contained in a polynomial;

the general term of an algebraic equation of the n-th degree

Termnoun

one of the substantive phrases in a logical proposition;

the major term of a syllogism must occur twice

Termnoun

the end of gestation or point at which birth is imminent;

a healthy baby born at full term

Termnoun

(architecture) a statue or a human bust or an animal carved out of the top of a square pillar; originally used as a boundary marker in ancient Rome

Termverb

name formally or designate with a term