Definition of Playing period

1. Noun. (in games or plays or other performances) the time during which play proceeds. "Rain stopped play in the 4th inning"

Exact synonyms: Period Of Play, Play
Generic synonyms: Amount, Measure, Quantity
Category relationships: Game
Group relationships: Athletic Game
Specialized synonyms: Golf Hole, Hole, Set
Terms within: Chukka, Chukker, Frame, Inning, Bout, Round, Turn, First Period, Second Period, Final Period, Half, Period, Quarter, Over
Derivative terms: Play, Play



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Playing Period

playhouses
playin'
playing
playing Cupid
playing Nostradamus
playing apparatus
playing area
playing around
playing ball
playing card
playing cards
playing down
playing field
playing fields
playing in
playing period (current term)
playing possum
playing the board
playings
playland
playlands
playleader
playleaders
playless
playlet
playlets
playlike
playline
playlist
playlisted

Literary usage of Playing period

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Outline of Science: A Plain Story Simply Told by John Arthur Thomson (1922)
"It is now recognised by biologists that play among animals is the young form of work, and that the playing period, often so conspicuous, ..."

2. Dwight's Journal of Music: A Paper of Art and Literature by John Sullivan Dwight (1880)
"... the fluting, serenading, exhibition-playing period. We may remark, however, that music has its shitting fashions, and that there was a time (about the ..."

3. All the Year Round: A Weekly Journal by Charles Dickens (1869)
"They had lived such quiet lives, these young ladies, and had slid so tranquilly from the frilled-trouser-wearing and les- graces-playing period of childhood ..."

4. Mass Physical Training for Use in the Army and the Reserve Officers by Joseph Edward Raycroft (1920)
"ORGANIZATION OF playing period Balanced treatment of essentials of game can be given by organizing the basket-ball practice period of an hour as follows: ..."

5. Play, Comprising Games for the Kindergarten, Playground, Schoolroom and by Emmett Dunn Angell (1920)
"After the players are in good condition, each playing period should be played at top speed. It is better to play five minutes fast than to loaf through a ..."

6. The American College, what it Is, and what it May Become by Charles Franklin Thwing (1914)
"Hard games should be limited to not more than one a week for the six or seven weeks of the playing period. No team can continually play more than one hard ..."

7. Advanced Guide Canada's Atlantic Provinces by Barbara Radcliffe Rogers, Stillman Rogers (2005)
"Children may become "Visiting Cousins," living for five days as children lived years ago, dressed in period costumes, attending school, playing period games ..."

8. Anthropometry and Physical Examination: A Book for Practical Use in by Jay Webber Seaver (1905)
"Their lives have been abnormal and unnatural in that, during the playing period of their lives, they have been closely confined to a line of mental ..."

9. The Outline of Science: A Plain Story Simply Told by John Arthur Thomson (1922)
"It is now recognised by biologists that play among animals is the young form of work, and that the playing period, often so conspicuous, ..."

10. Dwight's Journal of Music: A Paper of Art and Literature by John Sullivan Dwight (1880)
"... the fluting, serenading, exhibition-playing period. We may remark, however, that music has its shitting fashions, and that there was a time (about the ..."

11. All the Year Round: A Weekly Journal by Charles Dickens (1869)
"They had lived such quiet lives, these young ladies, and had slid so tranquilly from the frilled-trouser-wearing and les- graces-playing period of childhood ..."

12. Mass Physical Training for Use in the Army and the Reserve Officers by Joseph Edward Raycroft (1920)
"ORGANIZATION OF playing period Balanced treatment of essentials of game can be given by organizing the basket-ball practice period of an hour as follows: ..."

13. Play, Comprising Games for the Kindergarten, Playground, Schoolroom and by Emmett Dunn Angell (1920)
"After the players are in good condition, each playing period should be played at top speed. It is better to play five minutes fast than to loaf through a ..."

14. The American College, what it Is, and what it May Become by Charles Franklin Thwing (1914)
"Hard games should be limited to not more than one a week for the six or seven weeks of the playing period. No team can continually play more than one hard ..."

15. Advanced Guide Canada's Atlantic Provinces by Barbara Radcliffe Rogers, Stillman Rogers (2005)
"Children may become "Visiting Cousins," living for five days as children lived years ago, dressed in period costumes, attending school, playing period games ..."

16. Anthropometry and Physical Examination: A Book for Practical Use in by Jay Webber Seaver (1905)
"Their lives have been abnormal and unnatural in that, during the playing period of their lives, they have been closely confined to a line of mental ..."

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