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Term

n.1.That which limits the extent of anything; limit; extremity; bound; boundary.
2.The time for which anything lasts; any limited time; as, a term of five years; the term of life.
3.In universities, schools, etc., a definite continuous period during which instruction is regularly given to students; as, the school year is divided into three terms.
4.(Geom.) A point, line, or superficies, that limits; as, a line is the term of a superficies, and a superficies is the term of a solid.
5.(Law) A fixed period of time; a prescribed duration
6.(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.
7.A word or expression; specifically, one that has a precisely limited meaning in certain relations and uses, or is peculiar to a science, art, profession, or the like; as, a technical term.
8.(Arch.) A quadrangular pillar, adorned on the top with the figure of a head, as of a man, woman, or satyr; - called also terminal figure. See Terminus, n., 2 and 3.
9.(Alg.) A member of a compound quantity; as, a or b in a + b; ab or cd in ab - cd.
10.(Med.) The menses.
11.(Law) Propositions or promises, as in contracts, which, when assented to or accepted by another, settle the contract and bind the parties; conditions.
12.(Law) In Scotland, the time fixed for the payment of rents.
13.(Naut.) A piece of carved work placed under each end of the taffrail.
In term
in set terms; in formal phrase.
I can not speak in term.
- Chaucer.
v. t.1.To apply a term to; to name; to call; to denominate.
[imp. & p. p. Termed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Terming.]
Noun1.term - a word or expression used for some particular thing; "he learned many medical terms"
2.term - a limited period of time; "a prison term"; "he left school before the end of term"
3.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"
Synonyms: condition
4.term - any distinct quantity contained in a polynomial; "the general term of an algebraic equation of the n-th degree"
5.term - one of the substantive phrases in a logical proposition; "the major term of a syllogism must occur twice"
6.term - the end of gestation or point at which birth is imminent; "a healthy baby born at full term"
Synonyms: full term
7.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
Verb1.term - name formally or designate with a term

RULE, TERM, English practice. A term rule is in the nature of a day rule, by which a prisoner is enabled by the terms of one rule, instead of a daily rule, to quit the prison or its rules for the purpose of transacting his business. lt is obtained in the same manner as a day rule. See Rules.

TERM, construction. Word; expression speech.
     2. Terms or words are characters by which we announce our sentiments, and make known to others things with which we are acquainted. These must be properly construed or interpreted in order to understand the parties using them. Vide Construction; Interpretation; Word.

TERM, contracts. This word is used in the civil, law to denote the space of time granted to the debtor for discharging his obligation; there are express terms resulting from the positive stipulations of the agreement; as, where one undertakes to pay a certain sum on a certain day and also terms which tacitly result from the nature of the things which are the object of the engagement, or from the place where the act is agreed to be done. For instance, if a builder engage to construct a house for me, I must allow a reasonable time for fulfilling his engagement.
     2. A term is either of right or of grace; when it makes part of the agreement and is expressly or tacitly included in it, it is of right when it is not part of the agreement, it is of grace; as if it is not afterwards granted by the judge at the requisition of the debtor. Poth. on Oblig. P. 2, c. 3, art. 3; 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 719 et seq.

TERM, estates. The limitation of an estate, as a term for years, for life, and the like. The word term does not merely signify the time specified in the lease, but the estate also and interest that passes by that lease; and therefore the term may expire during the continuance of the time, as by surrender, forfeiture and the like. 2 Bl. Com. 145; 8 Pick. R. 339.
     TERM, practice. The space of time during which a court holds a session; sometimes the term is a monthly, at others it is a quarterly period, according to the constitution of the court.
     2. The whole term is considered as but one day so that the judges may at any time during the term, revise their judgments. In the computation of the term all adjournments are to be included. 9 Watts, R. 200. Courts are presumed to know judicially when their terms are required to be held by public law. 4 Dev. R. 427. See, 1 generally, Peck, R. 82; 6 Yerg. R. 395; 7 Yerg. R. 365; 6 Rand. R. 704; 2 Cowen, R. 445; 1 Cowen, R. 58; 5 Binn. R. 389; 4 S. & R. 507 5 Mass. R. 195, 435.

1.(networking)TERM - A program by Michael O'Reilly for people running Unix who have Internet access via a dial-up connection, and who don't have access to SLIP, or PPP, or simply prefer a more lightweight protocol. TERM does end-to-end error-correction, compression and mulplexing across serial links. This means you can upload and download files as the same time you're reading your news, and can run X clients on the other side of your modem link, all without needing SLIP or PPP.

Current version: 1.15.

ftp://tartarus.uwa.edu.au/pub/oreillym/term/term115.tar.gz.
2.(business)TERM - Technology Enabled Relationship Management.
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