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Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.
Guillaume Apollinaire
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Etymology

From Old French session, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] sessiō (a sitting), from sedeō (sit).

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
session

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  1. A period devoted to a particular activity; a training session.
  2. A meeting of a council, court, or legislative body to conduct its buisness.
  3. (computing) 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. (cricket) 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. (music) A musical performance broadcast for a radio show.

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Finnish

Noun

session

  1. Genitive singular form of sessio.

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