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time period

n. an amount of time; "a time period of 30 years"; "hastened the period of time of his recovery"; "Picasso's blue period" [syn: period of time, period]

Usage examples of "time period".

Just as we had arrived here in daylight when we had left our former time period at night, so we had also arrived here in the spring.

The trick in scouting is to figure out what you're looking at, to decide what: if anything-you can gain from that particular culture and time period, then to make off safely with whatever you've found, whether it's scholarly information or something more lucrative.

As Ross chewed and swallowed, mechanically and certainly with no relish, he fitted one fact to another to make a picture of this Hawaikan time period in which they were now marooned.

It is, indeed, possible that more of the murders during this time period should be attributed to the Ripper, if the Ripper was, in fact, two men.

However, he may also have learned to move from one time period to another without returning to Room F-12 between trips.

Going back in time a thousand years, and then returning to this time period won't insure you'll live for a millennium.