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Period, and periodic, is part of many concepts: Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary full URL is a sister project to Wikipedia intended to be a free wiki dictionary (including thesaurus and lexicon) in every language. ...

  • In history
    • Historical period
  • In physics
    • Period is time (also interval) between two events. It is reciprocal of frequency.

See also The orbital period is the time it takes a planet (or another object) to make one full orbit. ... The periodic table of the chemical elements, also called the Mendeleev periodic table, is a tabular display of the known chemical elements. ... In the periodic table of the elements, a period is a row of the table. ... Periodic acid is HIO4 or H5IO6. ... In geology, a period or age is a time span of many millions of years that are assumed to have had similar characteristics. ... This is a list of named time periods defined in various fields of study. ... In mathematics, a periodic function is a function that repeats its values, after adding some definite period to the variable. ... A recurring decimal is an expression representing a real number in the decimal numeral system, in which after some point the same sequence of digits repeats infinitely many times. ... The 1958 Encyclopédie Fasquelle defines a period as follows: A complex phrase, in which the various parts are enchained. ... Sine waves of various frequencies; the lower waves have higher frequencies than those above. ... In rhetoric, a period is an unusually impressive, well-balanced, and stately sentence. ... The phrase menstrual cycle ( or period) refers to the recurring physiological changes in a females body that are under the control of the reproductive hormone system and necessary for reproduction. ...

  • A full stop, also known as a period, marks the end of a sentence.
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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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