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Definitions of term:

  • noun:   any distinct quantity contained in a polynomial
    Example: "The general term of an algebraic equation of the n-th degree"
  • noun:   a word or expression used for some particular thing
    Example: "He learned many medical terms"
  • noun:   one of the substantive phrases in a logical proposition
    Example: "The major term of a syllogism must occur twice"
  • noun:   a limited period of time
    Example: "A prison term"
  • noun:   the end of gestation or point at which birth is imminent
    Example: "A healthy baby born at full term"
  • noun:   (usually plural) a statement of what is required as part of an agreement
    Example: "The terms of the treaty were generous"
  • noun:   (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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