Period

Science / Periodic Table of Elements / Period: Rows in the periodic table are called periods. For example, all of the elements in the second row are referred to as 'second period elements'. All elements currently known fall in the first seven periods.

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Period Noun Synonyms: interval, time, term, span, duration, spell, space, stretch, while, patch
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Periodic Interest Rate

Business / Taxes / Periodic Interest Rate: The periodic interest rate, sometimes called the nominal rate, is the interest rate a lender charges on the amount you borrow. Lenders are also required to tell you what a loan will actually cost per MORE

Periodic Tenancy

Business / Real Estate / Periodic Tenancy: A leasehold interest from period to period that renews automatically unless a notice of termination is given. MORE

Grace Period

Business / Accounting / Grace Period: A time period during which a borrower can pay the full balance of credit due and not incur any finance charges. MORE

Exchange Period

Business / Real Estate / Exchange Period: The period during which the exchanger must acquire replacement property in the exchange. The exchange period starts on the date the exchanger transfers the first relinquished property and ends on the MORE

Probationary Period

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†MORE

Incubation Period

Health / Disease / Incubation Period: The incubation period is the amount of time between infection with a virus or bacteria to the start of symptoms. MORE

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