Nouns denoting time and temporal relations

(corporate finance) the amount, expressed as a percentage, that is earned on a company's total capital calculated by dividing the total capital into earnings before interest, taxes, or dividends are paid
Armed Forces Day
the 3rd Saturday in May
a period during which something or somebody is dominant or powerful
Pliocene epoch
from 13 million to 2 million years ago; growth of mountains; cooling of climate; more and larger mammals
field day
a time of unusual pleasure and success
Ash Wednesday
the 7th Wednesday before Easter; the first day of Lent; the day following Mardi Gras (`Fat Tuesday'); a day of fasting and repentance
relaxation time
the time constant of an exponential return of a system to equilibrium after a disturbance
the decade from 1840 to 1849
the decade from 1990 to 1999
school term
the time during which a school holds classes
moment of truth
the moment in a bullfight when the matador kills the bull
lunisolar calendar
a calendar based on both lunar and solar cycles
muzzle velocity
the velocity of a projectile as it leaves the muzzle of a gun
tenth month of the Revolutionary calendar (June and July); the month of harvest
canonical hour
(Roman Catholic Church) one of seven specified times for prayer
day of rest
a day set aside for rest
time long past
sick leave
a leave of absence from work because of illness
Cinco de Mayo
the fifth of May which is observed in Mexico and Mexican-American communities in the United States to commemorate the Mexican victory over the French in the Battle of Puebla in 1862
fifth month of the Revolutionary calendar (January and February); the rainy month
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