Business / Human Resources (HR) / Probationary Period: A specified period of time (typically 30-90 days) where a newly hired, promoted or transferred employee’s job performance is evaluated. Primarily used by supervisors to closely observe an employee’s work, help the employee adjust to the position and reject any employee whose performance does not meet required standards.
Period Noun Synonyms: interval, time, term, span, duration, spell, space, stretch, while, patch
Health / Dentistry / Periodontal: Relating to the tissue and bone that supports the tooth (from peri, meaning 'around,' and odont, 'tooth'). MORE
Health / Fitness / Periodization: A method of organizing a strength training workout program into several periods, each lasting about four weeks. Each phase has a different emphasis. MORE