second period

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Noun1.second period - the second division into which the play of a game is divided
division, section, part - one of the portions into which something is regarded as divided and which together constitute a whole; "the written part of the exam"; "the finance section of the company"; "the BBC's engineering division"
period of play, playing period, play - (in games or plays or other performances) the time during which play proceeds; "rain stopped play in the 4th inning"
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The second period, which produced the "Iliad" and the "Odyssey", needs no description here: but it is very important to observe the effect of these poems on the course of post-Homeric epic.
With this sonnet (for those lines are part of the last sonnet Milton ever wrote) it would seem as if a new period began with Milton, his second period of poetry writing.
In the meantime, the second period of ten years is fast elapsing.
Canadian-born forward Brock Radunske scored South Korea's first goal of the game in the second period.
Jarret Stoll scored a power-play goal 7:17 into the second period for a 1-0 Edmonton lead.
As for the non-academic area, five disciplines, all calculated gain sizes increased from the first to the second period.
Edmonton controlled most of the second period and outshot the Kings 15-7.
But after Mikael Samuelsson scored 14 seconds into the second period to put Detroit up 2-0, the Kings pulled together and put together two of their most complete periods of the season.
Joe Pavelski scored in the second period on a breakaway, seconds after he left the penalty box, then scored a power-play goal in the third period.