Definition of Period of time

1. Noun. An amount of time. "Picasso's blue period"

Exact synonyms: Period, Time Period
Generic synonyms: Fundamental Measure, Fundamental Quantity
Specialized synonyms: Test Period, Trial Period, Time Frame, Hours, Downtime, Uptime, Work Time, Time Off, Bout, Hospitalization, Travel Time, Times, Time, Elapsed Time, Continuance, Duration, Calendar Week, Week, Midweek, Field Day, Life, Life-time, Lifespan, Lifetime, Life, Life, Millenary, Millennium, Bimillenary, Bimillennium, Occupation, Past, Shelf Life, Puerperium, Lactation, Time Of Life, Calendar Day, Civil Day, Festival, Day, Daylight, Daytime, Forenoon, Morn, Morning, Morning Time, Dark, Night, Nighttime, Night, Night, Night, Eve, Evening, Hebdomad, Week, Fortnight, Two Weeks, Weekend, Indian Summer, Saint Martin's Summer, Year, School, School Day, Schooltime, Twelvemonth, Year, Yr, Year, Semester, Bimester, Olympiad, Lustrum, Decade, Decennary, Decennium, Century, Quadrennium, Quinquennium, Half-century, Quarter-century, Quarter, Phase Of The Moon, Day, Calendar Month, Month, Mid-january, Mid-february, Mid-march, Mid-april, Mid-may, Mid-june, Mid-july, Mid-august, Mid-september, Mid-october, Mid-november, Mid-december, Time Limit, Term, Trimester, Hour, Silly Season, Golden Age, Silver Age, Bronze Age, Iron Age, Great Year, Platonic Year, Regulation Time, Extra Time, Overtime, Season, Time Of Year, Canicular Days, Canicule, Dog Days, Midwinter, Season, Season, Age, Long Time, Years, Long Haul, Long Run, Drought, Drouth, Epoch, Era, Generation, Prehistoric Culture, Prehistory, Reign, Run, Early Days, Youth, Dawn, Evening, Time, Nap, Sleep, Lease, Term Of A Contract, Half Life, Half-life, Lunar Time Period, Tide, Phase, Stage, Multistage, Watch, Peacetime, Wartime, Duty Tour, Enlistment, Hitch, Term Of Enlistment, Tour, Tour Of Duty, Honeymoon, Indiction, Prohibition, Prohibition Era, Incubation Period, Rainy Day, Noviciate, Novitiate, Bloom, Blossom, Efflorescence, Flower, Flush, Heyday, Peak, Prime, Running Time, Clotting Time, Air Alert, Question Time, Real Time, Real Time, Study Hall, Usance, Window
Specialized synonyms: Bronze Age, Iron Age, Stone Age, Eolithic, Eolithic Age, Palaeolithic, Paleolithic, Paleolithic Age, Lower Paleolithic, Middle Paleolithic, Upper Paleolithic, Epipaleolithic, Mesolithic, Mesolithic Age, Neolithic, Neolithic Age, New Stone Age, Great Schism

Lexicographical Neighbors of Period Of Time

perineuronal satellite
perinuclear cataract
perinuclear space
period doubling
period of play
period of time (current term)
period piece
period pieces
periodic acid
periodic acid Schiff reaction
periodic apnea of the newborn

Literary usage of Period of time

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1920)
"... antedating the treatment involved by a long period of time, and differing materially from the method adopted in the treatment and generally approved and ..."

2. Journal by Royal Society of Arts (Great Britain) (1875)
"Through the medium of the eyesight wo can receive the largest number of impressions, and retain them for the longest possible period of time, ..."

3. The Principles and Practice of Surveying by Charles Blaney Breed, George Leonard Hosmer (1908)
"Methods of Estimating Stream Flow During a Period of Time. — Estimates of stream flow covering a period of time may be made (1) By means of weirs or dams, ..."

4. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1906)
"... head and that there is no "divided service" makes it possible for the carrying on of investigation extending over a very considerable period of time, ..."

5. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: With by Great Britain Court of King's Bench, George Mifflin Wharton (1845)
"... species of corporate constitution \vhich has for so long a period of time subsisted in a course of undisturbed practice and usage, within this place. ..."

6. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1885)
"The purchase by a railroad company is a progressive one, consisting of many acts, and extending over a long period of time. It may be asked: at what point ..."

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