Textual thesaurus for "period"

(noun) full point, full stop, point, stop

a punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations

in England they call a period a stop

(noun) catamenia, menses, menstruation, menstruum, flow

the monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause

the women were sickly and subject to excessive menstruation; a woman does not take the gout unless her menses be stopped--Hippocrates; the semen begins to appear in males and to be emitted at the same time of life that the catamenia begin to flow in females--Aristotle

(noun) time period, period of time

an amount of time

a time period of 30 years; hastened the period of time of his recovery; Picasso's blue period

(noun) geological period

a unit of geological time during which a system of rocks formed

ganoid fishes swarmed during the earlier geological periods