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Session

Session

WordNet



noun


(1)   A meeting devoted to a particular activity
"A filming session"
"A gossip session"
(2)   A meeting for execution of a group's functions
"It was the opening session of the legislature"
(3)   A meeting of spiritualists
"The seance was held in the medium's parlor"
(4)   The time during which a school holds classes
"They had to shorten the school term"
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Etymology


From session, from , from .

Noun



  1. A period devoted to a particular activity; a training session.
  2. A meeting of a council, court, or legislative body to conduct its business.
  3. Used in reference to web applications, a session is the sequence of interactions between the server and a user. A users session can store persistent data between different web pages. For instance, a person might login to a site on one page, then go on using other pages on the site. The login step begins a session where the server tracks information about that specific user. Sessions typically expire after a set time of non-interaction and are removed from the server's memory.
  4. A period of play in which the players only leave the field at a change of innings; the three sessions are between start of play, lunch, tea and close of play
  5. A musical performance broadcast for a radio show.