• (British) IPA: /ˈsɛʃən/

session (plural sessions)

  1. 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."
  2. A meeting of a council, court, school, or legislative body to conduct its business.
    This court is now in session.
  3. (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.
  4. (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.
  5. (obsolete) The act of sitting, or the state of being seated.
    • So much his ascension into heaven and his session at the right hand of God do import.
    • ?, Alfred Tennyson, Merlin and Vivien
      But Vivien, gathering somewhat of his mood, […] / Leapt from her session on his lap, and stood.
  6. (music) Ellipsis of jam session#English|jam session
  7. (education) An academic term.
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session (sessions, present participle sessioning; past and past participle sessioned)

  1. (music) To hold or participate in a jam session with other musicians.

Proper noun
  1. Surname

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