playing period


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Noun1.playing period - (in games or plays or other performances) the time during which play proceeds; "rain stopped play in the 4th inning"
quantity, measure, amount - how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
game - a contest with rules to determine a winner; "you need four people to play this game"
athletic game - a game involving athletic activity
golf hole, hole - one playing period (from tee to green) on a golf course; "he played 18 holes"
chukka, chukker - (polo) one of six divisions into which a polo match is divided
inning, frame - (baseball) one of nine divisions of play during which each team has a turn at bat
set - a unit of play in tennis or squash; "they played two sets of tennis after dinner"
bout, round, turn - (sports) a division during which one team is on the offensive
first period - the first division into which the play of a game is divided
second period - the second division into which the play of a game is divided
final period - the final division into which the play of a game is divided
half - one of two divisions into which some games or performances are divided: the two divisions are separated by an interval
period - (ice hockey) one of three divisions into which play is divided in hockey games
quarter - (football, professional basketball) one of four divisions into which some games are divided; "both teams scored in the first quarter"
over - (cricket) the division of play during which six balls are bowled at the batsman by one player from the other team from the same end of the pitch
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His subjects in this exhibition are musicians playing period instruments, such as the Chinese violinand therefore wear the details of their historical period, costumes, equipment, all conforming to an idyllic reimagining of the past.
Performing will be the ensemble, the chamber choir of the Eugene Concert Choir; Byrdsong Early Music Consort, playing period instruments as incidental music and Renaissance dances; trumpeters Ryan Lewis and Conor Munsey, performing fanfares to announce the courses of the feast; and guest mime Burl Ross.
Within this context, in this study decision making self-esteem and decision making styles of the tennis referees has been examined with respect to their gender, age, educational status, umpiring period, referee ratings and tennis playing period.
On Saturday, Watson will conduct 35 musicians playing period instruments of Beethoven's time.
The hot weather meant that it was soft tops down and gramophones playing period music to match some of the outfits worn by the drivers.
A series of excellent management appointments have seen The Saddlers enjoy the most successful playing period in their history.
Playing period instruments in a resonant acoustic, the Fitzwilliams produced a magnificently austere sound, perfectly balanced, plain and straightforward and with none of the lushness of the modern approach.
It followed a nightmare playing period which saw him fail to score a league goal for West Ham in almost two years.
It is designed to replicate the concentrated playing period of a World Cup and it has given the Six Nations an added sense of excitement.
The concert was accompanied by the talented Wirral Philharmonic Baroque Ensemble, playing period instruments.
The condensed format cuts down the recovery time during a very intensive playing period and puts added pressure on the supporters in getting to away fixtures.
Radford took all that knowledge on to New Road after a spell at Lancashire and his impact was to be seen immediately, as Worcester went on to enjoy their most successful playing period in their history.