session has definitions from the field of education
[ noun ] a meeting for execution of a group's functions


"it was the opening session of the legislature"

Used in print

(The Times-Picayune, [New Orleans]...)

As a contemporary bonus , the set includes Carl_Sandburg 's address at a joint session of Congress , delivered on Lincoln 's birthday two years ago .

(Nathan Rapport, ""I've Been Here before!"...)

If Depew had told any academic psychologist that he had a weird feeling of having lived through that identical convention session at some time in the past , he would have been informed that he was a victim of deja_vu .

(Francis Pollini, Night....)

It came_up again_and_again in the discussion sessions .

[ noun ] (education) the time during which a school holds classes


"they had to shorten the school term"

Used in print

(The Atlanta Constitution...)

The Georgia_Legislature will wind_up its 1961 session Monday and head for home - where some of the highway bond money it approved will follow shortly .

Vandiver likely will mention the $ 100 million highway bond issue approved earlier in the session as his first priority item .

Pelham pointed_out that Georgia voters last November rejected a constitutional amendment to allow legislators to vote on pay raises for future Legislature sessions .

(The Dallas Morning News,...)

Principals of the 13 schools in the Denton_Independent_School_District have been re-elected for the 1961 - 62 session upon the recommendation of Supt._Chester_O._Strickland .

[ noun ] a meeting devoted to a particular activity


"a filming session" "a gossip session"

Used in print

(Raymond J. Corsini et al., Roleplaying in Business...)

To prevent the manager from deliberately controlling himself only during the sessions , they were rather lengthy ( about twenty minutes ) , the situations were imperfectly described to the manager so that he would not know what to expect , new antagonists were brought on the scene unexpectedly , and the antagonists were instructed to deliberately behave in such ways as to upset the manager and get him to operate in a manner for which he had been previously criticized .

After every session , the check_marks were totaled up and graphed , and in this way the supervisor 's progress was charted .

(Breni James, Nights of the Kill....)

It was the best he could hope for on a watch that had ended with a session in Killpath 's office .

(Richard S. Prather, "The Bawdy Beautiful," Cavalier...)

Neither of them , I understood , had been present at the filming session earlier .

Related terms

meeting class_period

[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 7723
[ noun ] a meeting of spiritualists


sitting seance


"the seance was held in the medium's parlor"