Nouns denoting time and temporal relations

Magha
the eleventh month of the Hindu calendar; corresponds to January in the Gregorian calendar
 
Feast of Dormition
celebration in the Eastern Orthodox Church of the Virgin Mary's being taken up into heaven when her earthly life ended; corresponds to the Assumption in the Roman Catholic Church and is also celebrated on August 15th
 
blue moon
a long time
 
widowhood
the time of a woman's life when she is a widow
 
Lower Carboniferous period
from 345 million to 310 million years ago; increase of land areas; primitive ammonites; winged insects
 
Commonwealth Day
British, anniversary of Queen Victoria's birth
 
second period
the second division into which the play of a game is divided
 
day
the period of time taken by a particular planet (e.g. Mars) to make a complete rotation on its axis
 
TRM
the coordinated universal time when a transmission is sent from Earth to a spacecraft or other celestial body
 
time of life
a period of time during which a person is normally in a particular life state
 
cold spell
a spell of cold weather
 
isometry
the growth rates in different parts of a growing organism are the same
 
midafternoon
the middle part of the afternoon
 
crime rate
the ratio of crimes in an area to the population of that area; expressed per 1000 population per year
 
night shift
the work shift during the night (as midnight to 8 a.m.)
 
bank holiday
any of several weekdays when banks are closed; a legal holiday in Britain
 
time constant
(electronics) the time required for the current or voltage in a circuit to rise or fall exponentially through approximately 63 per cent of its amplitude
 
half-century
a period of 50 years
 
time
a suitable moment
 
Siwan
the ninth month of the civil year; the third month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar (in May and June)
 
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