Tea Party enthusiasts, in terming their movement “The Second American Revolution,” might do well to check their history books.
He thanked the Arab League for their vote, terming it “a first and important step and a basis for an international decision.”
Finally, in the spring of 1947, Holtsman dropped Spitz as an agent, terming him a security risk.
Indeed there is no substantial objection to terming any sort of government made by a constitution or agreement federal.
They call us rough, and we try to get even by terming them effete.
Paul is not in the habit of terming temptations of the flesh "thorns."
Are we justified in terming their view of the universe a materialistic one?
All that they can do, is to conceal their subjection, by terming their theory a necessary belief.
He had followed the usual custom in terming the ober-lieutenant a captain since he had an independent naval command.
He cannot suppress his contempt of the delusion or hypocrisy of our ancestors in terming themselves republicans.
early 13c., terme "limit in time, set or appointed period," from Old French terme "limit of time or place" (11c.), from Latin terminus "end, boundary line," related to termen "boundary, end" (see terminus). Old English had termen "term, end," from Latin. Sense of "period of time during which something happens" first recorded c.1300, especially of a school or law court session (mid-15c.).
The meaning "word or phrase used in a limited or precise sense" is first recorded late 14c., from Medieval Latin use to render Greek horos "boundary," employed in mathematics and logic. Meaning "completion of the period of pregnancy" is from 1844. Term-paper in U.S. educational sense is recorded from 1931.
"to give a particular name to," mid-16c., from term (n.). Related: Termed; terming.
A limited period of time.
The end of a normal gestation period.