Business / Finance / Periods: Discrete intervals of time. The word period generally refers either to the interval of the entire forecast (as in forecast period) or the granularity of data in financial statements (as in periodicity).

Climacterial Periods

Science / Astrology / Climacterial Periods: Years in life, which are multiples of seven or nine based on the Moon's progression and Saturn's transiting cycle. The progressed Moon squares its natal position approximately every seven years and tr MORE

Periods Of English Literature

Entertainment / Literature / Periods Of English Literature: The common historical eras scholars use to divide literature into comprehensible sections through periodization. Dividing literature into these sometimes arbitrary periods allows us to better compare MORE


Entertainment / Literature / Ellipsis: (plural, ellipses) (1) In its oldest sense as a rhetorical device, ellipsis refers to the artful omission of a word implied by a previous clause. For instance, an author might write, 'The American sol MORE


Entertainment / Literature / Medieval: The period of time roughly a thousand years long between the fall of the Roman Empire and the emergence of the Renaissance. Actual starting and ending points are somewhat arbitrary when describing the MORE


Entertainment / Literature / Acronym: (From Greek acron + onyma, 'tip or end of a name') A word formed from the initial letters in a phrase. For instance, many caucasians in America are called wasps. In this acronym, the letters W. A. S. MORE


Entertainment / Literature / Modernism: A vague, amorphous term referring to the art, poetry, literature, architecture, and philosophy of Europe and America in the early twentieth-century. Scholars do not agree exactly when Modernism began- MORE