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pe·ri·od

period

 
 
pronunciation:
pir i d
features:
Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a section of time with a set beginning and end.
We will be on vacation for a period of three weeks.
synonyms:
term, time
similar words:
day, hour, minute, year
definition 2: a punctuation mark (.). It is used at the end of a sentence or after an abbreviation.
similar words:
point
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