One who has been in graduate school for 10 years (the usual maximum is 5 or 6): a “ten-yeared” student (get it?). Actually, this term may be used of any grad student beginning in his seventh year. Students don’t really get tenure, of course, the way professors do, but a tenth-year graduate student has probably been around the university longer than any untenured professor.
adjective 1. of or relating to a college- or university-teaching job that can lead to a tenured position.
noun 1. the holding or possessing of anything: the tenure of an office. 2. the holding of property, especially real property, of a superior in return for services to be rendered. 3. the period or term of holding something. 4. status granted to an employee, usually after a probationary period, indicating that the position or […]
adjective 1. Music. (of a note, chord, or rest) held to the full time value. adjective, adverb 1. (music) (of a note) to be held for or beyond its full time value (written above a note) ¯
- Ten-weeks stock
[ten-weeks] /ˈtɛnˈwiks/ noun 1. a stock, Matthiola incana annua, of the mustard family, having spikes of white, lilac, or crimson flowers.