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Period or periodic may refer to: Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary (a portmanteau of wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 150 languages. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary (a portmanteau of wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 150 languages. ...


Language and literature

A full stop or period (sometimes stop, full point or dot), is the punctuation mark commonly placed at the end of several different types of sentences in English and many other languages. ... A Periodic Sentence (also called a Period) is a sentence that is not grammatically complete until its end. ... Dennis Cooper (born 1953) is a poet, writer and performance artist, most noted for transforming the visual/verbal aesthetic of punk into its written counterpart. ...

Science and mathematics

A geologic period is a subdivision of geologic time that divides an era into smaller timeframes. ... In mathematics, a period is a number that can be expressed as an integral of an algebraic function over an algebraic domain. ... Not to be confused with Mensuration. ... The orbital period is the time it takes a planet (or another object) to make one full orbit. ...

Other meanings

  • Period (music), a concept in musical composition
  • Periodicity, the quality of occurring at regular intervals
  • Historical period, a way to categorize stretches of time

A period is a phrase consisting usually of an antecedent and consequent and totaling about 8 measures in length (though this varies depending on meter and tempo). ... Periodicity is the quality of occurring at regular intervals (e. ... This is a list of named time periods defined in various fields of study. ...

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Periodization Info - Encyclopedia WikiWhat.com (1227 words)
Periodization is the attempt to categorize or divide historical time into discrete named blocks.
Periodizing labels are being challenged and redefined all the time.
He was comparing his own period to the Ancient or Classical world, seeing his time as a time of rebirth after a dark intermediate period, the Middle Ages.
Periodization - definition of Periodization in Encyclopedia (1308 words)
This is especially true of periodizing labels derived from individuals or ruling elites, such as the Jacksonian Era in America, the Meiji Era in Japan, or the Merovingian Period in France.
Thus the concept of the 'Romantic period' may be meaningless outside of Europe and European-influenced cultures.
Likewise it is possible to claim, as the historian Arthur Marwick has, that 'the 1960s' began in the late 1950s and ended in the early 1970s.
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