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ses·sion

 (sĕsh′ən)
n.
1.
a. A meeting of a legislative or judicial body for the purpose of transacting business.
b. A series of such meetings.
c. The term or duration of time that is taken by such a series of meetings.
2. The part of a year or of a day during which a school holds classes.
3. A period of time devoted to a specific activity: a recording session at a music studio; a login session that was disrupted by a power outage.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin sessiō, sessiōn-, act of sitting, from sessus, past participle of sedēre, to sit; see sed- in Indo-European roots.]

ses′sion·al adj.
ses′sion·al·ly adv.

session

(ˈsɛʃən)
n
1. (Law) the meeting of a court, legislature, judicial body, etc, for the execution of its function or the transaction of business
2. (Law) a single continuous meeting of such a body
3. (Law) a series or period of such meetings
4. (Education) education
a. the time during which classes are held
b. a school or university term or year
5. (Protestantism) Presbyterian Church the judicial and administrative body presiding over a local congregation and consisting of the minister and elders
6. (Music, other) a meeting of a group of musicians to record in a studio
7. a meeting of a group of people to pursue an activity
8. any period devoted to an activity
9. (Law) See Court of Session
[C14: from Latin sessiō a sitting, from sedēre to sit]
ˈsessional adj
ˈsessionally adv

ses•sion

(ˈsɛʃ ən)

n.
1. the sitting together of a court, council, legislature, or the like, for conference or the transaction of business: Congress is now in session.
2. a single continuous meeting or series of meetings of persons so assembled.
3. the period or term of such meetings.
4. sessions, (in English law) the sittings or a sitting of justices in court, usu. to deal with minor offenses, grant licenses, etc.
5. a portion of the day or year into which instruction is organized at a school, college, or the like.
6. a period of time during which two or more persons meet to pursue a particular activity: a study session.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Medieval Latin sessiō, Latin: sitting]
ses′sion•al, adj.

Session

 a group of judges, administrators, or other persons in session.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.session - a meeting for execution of a group's functionssession - a meeting for execution of a group's functions; "it was the opening session of the legislature"
group discussion, conference - a discussion among participants who have an agreed (serious) topic
sitting - a session as of a legislature or court
clinic - meeting for diagnosis of problems and instruction or remedial work in a particular activity
closed session, executive session - a session (usually of a legislative body) that is closed to the public
hearing - a session (of a committee or grand jury) in which witnesses are called and testimony is taken; "the investigative committee will hold hearings in Chicago"
skull session - a session (as of executives or advisors) to discuss policy or strategy or to solve problems or exchange ideas
special session - a session that is held in addition to the regular sessions
tutorial - a session of intensive tuition given by a tutor to an individual or to a small number of students
2.session - the time during which a school holds classessession - the time during which a school holds classes; "they had to shorten the school term"
academic year, school year - the period of time each year when the school is open and people are studying
term - a limited period of time; "a prison term"; "he left school before the end of term"
summer school - an academic session during the summer; usually for remedial or supplementary study
semester - one of two divisions of an academic year
trimester - one of three divisions of an academic year
quarter - one of four periods into which the school year is divided; "the fall quarter ends at Christmas"
3.session - a meeting devoted to a particular activity; "a filming session"; "a gossip session"
coming together, meeting - the social act of assembling for some common purpose; "his meeting with the salesmen was the high point of his day"
class period, course session, recitation - a regularly scheduled session as part of a course of study
4.session - a meeting of spiritualistssession - a meeting of spiritualists; "the seance was held in the medium's parlor"
spirit rapping, table rapping, table tapping - alleged form of communication with spirits of the dead
table lifting, table tilting, table tipping, table turning - manipulation of a table during a seance; attributed to spirits
get together, meeting - a small informal social gathering; "there was an informal meeting in my living room"

session

noun
1. meeting, hearing, sitting, term, period, conference, congress, discussion, assembly, seminar, get-together (informal) an emergency session of parliament
2. period, stretch, spell, time, bout Ten players have failed drug tests following a training session.
3. (Informal) booze up, binge, bender (Brit. informal) (informal), pub crawl (Brit.), piss-up (Brit. taboo slang), sesh (slang) We had a bit of a session one night.
Translations
جَلْسَةجَلْسَهدَوْرَة جَلْساتسَنَةٌ دِراسِيَّه أو فَصْل دِراسي
zasedánípořadpředstavenísemestrškolní rok
=-mødemødesamlingsemestersession
istuntokokous
sesija
egyetemi harmadévtanévülésülésszak
formlegur fundurfundur; törnönn
会期
기간
semestrassesija
laiksperiodssēdesemestrissesija
školský rokzasadanie
passsession
ระยะเวลา
buổi

session

[ˈseʃən] N
1. (= meeting, sitting, Comput) → sesión f
I had a long session with hertuve una larga entrevista con ella
see also jam D
see also photo B
see also recording B
2. (Scol, Univ) (= year) → año m académico, curso m
3. (Pol, Jur) → sesión f
to be in sessionestar en sesión, estar reunido
to go into secret sessioncelebrar una sesión secreta

session

[ˈsɛʃən] n
(= period of activity) → séance f
a photo session → une séance de photos
a session of hypnotherapy → une séance d'hypnothérapie
a recording session → une séance d'enregistrement, une session d'enregistrement
[court, parliament] (= sitting) → séance f
to be in session → être en séance
(= school year) → année f scolaire (= university year) → année f universitairesession musician nmusicien(ne) m/f de studio

session

n
(= meeting)Sitzung f; (Jur, Parl: = period) → Sitzungsperiode f; (Parl: = term of office) → Legislaturperiode f; to be in sessioneine Sitzung abhalten; (Jur, Pol) → tagen; to go into secret sessioneine Geheimsitzung abhalten; a session of talks/negotiationsGespräche pl/Verhandlungen pl ? quarter sessions, court
(with psychiatrist etc: = period devoted to activity) → Sitzung f; (= computer session)(Arbeits)sitzung f; (at doctor’s, dentist’s) → Behandlung f; (= discussion, meeting)Besprechung f; recording sessionAufnahme f; photo sessionFotosession f; we’re in for a long sessiondas wird lange dauern; I’ll have a cleaning session tomorrow (inf)morgen werde ich mal ausgiebig putzen (inf)
(= academic year, Univ) → Studienjahr nt; (Sch) → Schuljahr nt; (= term)Semester/Trimester nt; (esp Sch) → Halbjahr nt; (= division of course)Stunde f, → Sitzung f (esp Univ); the afternoon sessions begin …der Nachmittagsunterricht fängt … an

session

[ˈsɛʃn] n
a. (sitting) → seduta, sessione f; (meeting) → riunione f
to be in session (parliament, court) → essere in seduta
the court is now in session → l'udienza è aperta
I had a long session with her (talk) → ho avuto un lungo colloquio con lei (work) → ho avuto una lunga riunione di lavoro con lei
b. (esp Am, Scot) (Scol, Univ) (year) → anno scolastico (or accademico); (term) → trimestre m or quadrimestre m
the new parliamentary session begins in October → l'attività parlamentare riprenderà a ottobre

session

(ˈseʃən) noun
1. a meeting, or period for meetings, of a court, council, parliament etc. The judge will give his summing up at tomorrow's court session.
2. a period of time spent on a particular activity. a filming session.
3. a university or school year or one part of this. the summer session.

session

جَلْسَة zasedání samling Sitzung συνεδρία sesión istunto session sesija seduta 会期 기간 sessie samling sesja sessão заседание pass ระยะเวลา oturum buổi 会议

session

n. sesión.
References in classic literature ?
A feverish desire to get out of doors took pos- session of him.
course of the present session when I should have been
The crowd poured out of the place and went flocking away in excited groups and couples, taking the events of the session over with vivacity and consuming interest, and everybody seemed to have had a satisfactory and enjoyable day except the accused, their counsel, and their old lady friend.
Miss Dearborn dismissed the morning session at quarter to twelve, so that those who lived near enough could go home for a change of dress.
One joyful night, therefore, I noted down the music of the parliamentary bagpipes for the last time, and I have never heard it since; though I still recognize the old drone in the newspapers, without any substantial variation (except, perhaps, that there is more of it), all the livelong session.
Then of thir Session ended they bid cry With Trumpets regal sound the great result: Toward the four winds four speedy Cherubim Put to thir mouths the sounding Alchymie By Haralds voice explain'd: the hollow Abyss Heard farr and wide, and all the host of Hell With deafning shout, return'd them loud acclaim.
Immediately after this clause follows another in these words: "The President shall have power to fill up all VACANCIES that may happen DURING THE RECESS OF THE SENATE, by granting commissions which shall EXPIRE AT THE END OF THEIR NEXT SESSION.
They have accordingly, IN MANY instances, DECIDED RIGHTS which should have been left to JUDICIARY CONTROVERSY, and THE DIRECTION OF THE EXECUTIVE, DURING THE WHOLE TIME OF THEIR SESSION, IS BECOMING HABITUAL AND FAMILIAR.
We sat late; it was the latest session I have known in the old George.
Each felt satisfied with the other's pos- session of it, but each felt bound to declare, by an offer to carry the emblem, his willingness to further risk himself.
By this time, as usual with men on the eve of great adventure, we had prolonged our session deep into the night, considering how early we were to set out on our six miles' ride to the foot of Mount Washington.
I do not conceive that they could support a debating society for a single night: there would be nothing to dispute about; and were they to call a convention to take into consideration the state of the tribe, its session would be a remarkably short one.