Roger Huntington, 1896–1985, U.S. composer.
the sitting together of a court, council, legislature, or the like, for conference or the transaction of business:
Congress is now in session.
a single continuous sitting, or period of sitting, of persons so assembled.
a continuous series of sittings or meetings of a court, legislature, or the like.
the period or term during which such a series is held.
sessions, (in English law) the sittings or a sitting of justices in court, usually to deal with minor offenses, grant licenses, etc.
a single continuous course or period of lessons, study, etc., in the work of a day at school:
two afternoon sessions a week.
a portion of the year into which instruction is organized at a college or other educational institution.
the governing body of a local Presbyterian church, composed of the pastor who moderates and the elders.
a period of time during which a group of persons meets to pursue a particular activity:
A few of the kids got together for a study session.
the sittings or a sitting of justice in court See magistrates’ court, quarter sessions
Roger (Huntington). 1896–1985, US composer
the meeting of a court, legislature, judicial body, etc, for the execution of its function or the transaction of business
a single continuous meeting of such a body
a series or period of such meetings
the time during which classes are held
a school or university term or year
(Presbyterian Church) the judicial and administrative body presiding over a local congregation and consisting of the minister and elders
a meeting of a group of musicians to record in a studio
a meeting of a group of people to pursue an activity
any period devoted to an activity
See Court of Session
see: bull session
noun 1. a silver coin of ancient Rome, the quarter of a denarius, equal to 2½ asses: introduced in the 3rd century b.c. noun 1. a silver or, later, bronze coin of ancient Rome worth a quarter of a denarius
noun, plural sestertia [se-stur-shee-uh, -shuh] /sɛˈstɜr ʃi ə, -ʃə/ (Show IPA) 1. a money of account of ancient Rome, equal to 1000 sesterces. noun (pl) -tia (-tɪə) 1. an ancient Roman money of account equal to 1000 sesterces
noun, plural sestertii [se-stur-hee-ahy] /sɛˈstɜr hiˌaɪ/ (Show IPA) 1. sesterce.
noun 1. Prosody. the last six lines of a sonnet in the Italian form, considered as a unit. Compare octave (def 4a). 2. sextet (def 2). noun 1. (prosody) the last six lines of a Petrarchan sonnet 2. (prosody) any six-line stanza 3. another word for sextet (sense 1)