Definitions for Semestersɪˈmɛs tər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. semester(noun)

    one of two divisions of an academic year

  2. semester(noun)

    half a year; a period of 6 months

Wiktionary

  1. semester(Noun)

    Half of a school year or academic year such as fall or spring semester.

    I will graduate at the end of the spring semester.

  2. Origin: from German Semester, from Modern Latin semestris (from sex six + mensis month).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Semester(noun)

    a period of six months; especially, a term in a college or uneversity which divides the year into two terms

  2. Origin: [G., from L. semestris half-yearly; sex six + mensis a month.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Semester

    sē-mes′tėr, n. one of the half-year courses in German universities.—adj. Semes′tral. [L. semestrissex, six, mensis, a month.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Semester in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Semester in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. President James Jones:

    The current semester will be our last, and the class of 2015 will be our final graduating class.

  2. Janine Sikes:

    A suspension does have a time limit. It can range from one semester to years depending on the circumstances.

  3. Matthew Yontz:

    I took a political science class last semester. I can understand maybe doing this for that class but not an English class.

  4. Awais Vaid:

    We were at 25 cases when the semester ended in the middle of May. We thought the outbreak would be over as we have seen in other outbreaks, that when students leave the outbreak is over.

  5. Patrick Louchouarn:

    Each student will receive an individual grade based upon work completed during the semester, the university is listening to concerns about this issue from students and faculty and will address them according to our policies.

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