Nouns denoting time and temporal relations

30 minutes
a half of an hour
 
middle age
the time of life between youth and old age (e.g., between 40 and 60 years of age)
 
Pansa
the tenth month of the Hindu calendar
 
paid vacation
a vacation from work by an employee with pay granted
 
Groundhog Day
if the ground hog emerges and sees his shadow on this day, there will be 6 more weeks of winter
 
time off
a time period when you are not required to work
 
Italian Renaissance
the early period when Italy was the center of the Renaissance
 
blue moon
a long time
 
Palm Sunday
Sunday before Easter
 
cease
(`cease' is a noun only in the phrase `without cease') end
 
Advent Sunday
the first of the four Sundays during Advent
 
second half
the second of two halves of play
 
leisure time
time available for ease and relaxation
 
pulse rate
the rate at which the heart beats; usually measured to obtain a quick evaluation of a person's health
 
Holy Innocents' Day
December 28, commemorating Herod's slaughter of the children of Bethlehem
 
Boxing Day
first weekday after Christmas
 
continuum
a continuous nonspatial whole or extent or succession in which no part or portion is distinct or distinguishable from adjacent parts
 
Twelfthtide
the season of Epiphany
 
time
an indefinite period (usually marked by specific attributes or activities)
 
day
the time after sunrise and before sunset while it is light outside
 
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