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See also: Session
session (plural sessions)
- A period devoted to a particular activity, e.g. the annual or semiannual periods of a legislative body (that together comprise the legislative term) whose individual meetings are also called sessions.
- a training session
- "Are we having a recording session?" / "Yes. We've even got some session musicians to provide some brass."
- 2009, Michael Otto; Stefan G. Hofmann, Avoiding Treatment Failures in the Anxiety Disorders, page 137:
- Alternatively, if the patient is stuck ritualizing before session, then the therapist might want to create contingencies that might help the patient come in on time
- A meeting of a council, court, school, or legislative body to conduct its business.
- This court is now in session.
- (computing) The sequence of interactions between client and server, or between user and system; the period during which a user is logged in or connected.
- Logging out or shutting down the computer will end your session.
- (cricket) Any of the three scheduled two hour playing sessions, from the start of play to lunch, from lunch to tea and from tea to the close of play.
- (obsolete) The act of sitting, or the state of being seated.
- 1594–1597, Richard Hooker, J[ohn] S[penser], editor, Of the Lawes of Ecclesiastical Politie, […], London: […] Will[iam] Stansby [for Matthew Lownes], published 1611, OCLC 931154958, (please specify the page):
- So much his ascension into heaven and his session at the right hand of God do import.
- But Vivien, gathering somewhat of his mood, […] / Leapt from her session on his lap, and stood.
- (music) Ellipsis of
- (education) An academic term
- (beer) An extended period of drinking, typically consuming beer with low alcohol content.
period devoted to a particular activity
meeting of a body to conduct business
(computing) the sequence of interactions between client and server
- (music) To hold or participate in a jam session with other musicians.
- 2009 May 3, Virginia Heffernan, “World Music”, in New York Times:
- “I downloaded a clip from a drummer, who I now realize is Bernard Purdie, who has sessioned on all kinds of records,” he said.
- Genitive singular form of sessio.
session f (plural sessions)
- “session”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.