# Term

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**Term** may refer to:

- Term (language), a noun or compound word used in a specific context: meaning. See terminology and also the Index of linguistics articles
- Term (time) a fixed period of time
- Term (computers) or terminal emulator, a program that emulates a video terminal
- Term (architecture) or terminal form, a human head and bust that continues as a square tapering pillar-like form
- Term, Iran, a village in Mazandaran Province, Iran
- Payment (or credit) terms, a part of an invoice; when you'll have to pay and what discount you'll get by paying early. Like "2/10 net 30".
- Technical term, part of the specialized vocabulary of a particular field
- Scientific terminology, terms used by scientists
- Contractual term, a legally binding provision
- Telecom Enforcement Resource and Monitoring, the vigilance and monitoring wing of the Indian Department of Telecommunications

## Lengths of time

- Academic term, a division of the academic year in which classes are held
- Easter term
- Lent term
- Michaelmas term
- Term of office, the length of time a person serves in a particular office
- Term of patent, the maximum period during which a patent can be maintained in force

## Mathematics

- Term (logic), a component of a logical or mathematical expression (not to be confused with term logic, or Aristotelian logic)
- Addends, arguments to the addition operator
- Ground term, a term with no variables
- Term algebra, the algebra of mathematical terms

- Term symbol, a concept in quantum mechanics

## See also

- Full term, at the end of the duration of a pregnancy
- Maxterms
- Minterms
- Term logic
- Tern (disambiguation)
- Terme (disambiguation)
- Termeh, a type of textile
- United States midterm election

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