Crossword solutions & Synonyms for
Period

17 October 2020 Evening Standard Quick Crossword

We have 6 answers for the crossword clue Period. We last saw the 'Period' clue in Evening Standard Quick Crossword on Thursday, 22 October 2020.

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Definitions and usage

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  • 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"
  • A unit of geological time during which a system of rocks formed; "ganoid fishes swarmed during the earlier geological periods"
  • The end or completion of something; "death put a period to his endeavors"; "a change soon put a period to my tranquility"
  • (ice hockey) one of three divisions into which play is divided in hockey games
  • 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
  • An amount of time; "a time period of 30 years"; "hastened the period of time of his recovery"; "Picasso's blue period"
  • The interval taken to complete one cycle of a regularly repeating phenomenon

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

AGE

How long something has existed; "it was replaced because of its age"

ERA

(baseball) a measure of a pitcher's effectiveness; calculated as the average number of earned runs allowed by the pitcher for every nine innings pitched

4 Letters

PREP

Preparatory school work done outside school (especially at home)

TERM

(architecture) a statue or a human bust or an animal carved out of the top of a square pillar; originally used as a boundary marker in ancient Rome

5 Letters

PHASE

(astronomy) the particular appearance of a body's state of illumination (especially one of the recurring shapes of the part of Earth's moon that is illuminated by the sun); "the full phase of the moon"

7 Letters

REGENCY

The office of a regent

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