Business / Taxes / Holding Period: A holding period is the length of time you keep an investment. In some cases, a specific holding period is required in order to qualify for some benefit. For example, you must hold US savings bonds for a minimum of five years to collect the full amount of interest that has accrued.
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 / Dentistry / Periodontal Disease: The inflammation and infection of gums, ligaments, bone, and other tissues surrounding the teeth. Gingivitis and periodontitis are the two main forms of periodontal disease. Also called gum disease or 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
Business / Finance / Periodicity: The level of detail in terms of time at which data is forecast or reported, specified as months, quarters, or years. MORE
Science / Astrology / Periodical Lunation: Term applied to the transiting Moon's monthly return to the exact position occupied in a natal horoscope. See also lunar period. MORE