Definition of "Term" :
noun: (architecture) a statue or a human bust or an animal carved out of the top of a square pillar; originally used as a boundary marker in ancient Rome
noun: any distinct quantity contained in a polynomial
"The general term of an algebraic equation of the n-th degree."
noun: a word or expression used for some particular thing
"He learned many medical terms."
noun: one of the substantive phrases in a logical proposition
"The major term of a syllogism must occur twice."
noun: (usually plural) a statement of what is required as part of an agreement
"The terms of the treaty were generous."
noun: a limited period of time
"A prison term."
noun: the end of gestation or point at which birth is imminent
"A healthy baby born at full term."
verb: name formally or designate with a term