Nouns denoting time and temporal relations

half
one of two divisions into which some games or performances are divided: the two divisions are separated by an interval
 
feast day
a day designated for feasting
 
limitation
(law) a time period after which suits cannot be brought
 
centripetal acceleration
the acceleration toward the center that holds a satellite in elliptical orbit
 
Middle Paleolithic
the time period of Neanderthal man; ended about 35,000 years BC
 
meno mosso
played at reduced speed; less rapid
 
half-term
a short vacation about halfway through a school term
 
term
a limited period of time
 
term of office
the term during which some position is held
 
Sabbath
a day of rest and worship: Sunday for most Christians; Saturday for the Jews and a few Christians; Friday for Muslims
 
United Nations Day
a day for celebrating the founding of the United Nations
 
Day of Atonement
(Judaism) a solemn and major fast day on the Jewish calendar; 10th of Tishri; its observance is one of the requirements of the Mosaic law
 
mid-forties
the time of life between 40 and 50
 
duple time
musical time with two beats in each bar
 
Permian period
from 280 million to 230 million years ago; reptiles
 
Heshvan
the second month of the civil year; the eighth month of the ecclesiastical year in the Jewish calendar (in October and November)
 
November 5
anniversary of the discovery of the Gunpowder Plot
 
blackout
a suspension of radio or tv broadcasting
 
Vaisakha
the second month of the Hindu calendar
 
bronze age
(classical mythology) the third age of the world, marked by war and violence
 
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