a word or phrase used to describe a thing or to express a concept, especially in a particular kind of language or branch of study.
the musical term “leitmotiv”
a fixed or limited period for which something, e.g., office, imprisonment, or investment, lasts or is intended to last.
the president is elected for a single four-year term
each of the periods in the year, alternating with holidays or vacations, during which instruction is given in a school, college, or university, or during which a court holds sessions.
the summer term
conditions under which an action may be undertaken or agreement reached; stipulated or agreed-upon requirements.
the union and the company agreed upon the contract's terms
each of the quantities in a ratio, series, or mathematical expression.
A geometric series is defined as having a constant ratio between consecutive terms .