Meaning of term

Definition of term

(noun) a word or expression used for some particular thing; "he learned many medical terms"
a limited period of time; "a prison term"; "he left school before the end of term"
(usually plural) a statement of what is required as part of an agreement; "the contract set out the conditions of the lease"; "the terms of the treaty were generous"
any distinct quantity contained in a polynomial; "the general term of an algebraic equation of the n-th degree"
one of the substantive phrases in a logical proposition; "the major term of a syllogism must occur twice"
the end of gestation or point at which birth is imminent; "a healthy baby born at full term"
(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
(verb) name formally or designate with a term

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