HyperDic: trimester

English > 2 senses of the word trimester:
NOUNtimetrimestera period of three months
timetrimesterone of three divisions of an academic year
trimester > pronunciation
Soundstraymeh'ster
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > trimester: 2 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningA period of three months; especially one of the three three-month periods into which human pregnancy is divided.
Part ofgestation, gestation periodThe period during which an embryo develops (about 266 days in humans)
Narrowerfirst trimestertime period extending from the first day of the last menstrual period through 12 weeks of gestation
second trimestertime period extending from the 13th to the 27th week of gestation
third trimestertime period extending from the 28th week of gestation until delivery
Broadertime period, period of time, periodAn amount of time
Spanishtrimestre
Catalantrimestre
English > trimester: 2 senses > noun 2, time
MeaningOne of three divisions of an academic year.
Part ofschool year, academic yearThe period of time each year when the school is open and people are studying
Broaderschool term, academic term, academic session, sessionThe time during which a school holds classes
Spanishtrimestre
Catalantrimestre

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