in terms of

[in terms of] {prep.} 1. In the matter of; on the subject of;especially about; about.

He spoke about books in terms of theirpublication.

What have you done in terms affixing the house?

The children ate a great many hot dogs at the party. In terms ofmoney, they ate $20 worth.

2. As to the amount or number of.

Weswam a great distance. In terms of miles, it was three.