Associations to the word «Annual»


ANNUAL, adjective. Happening once every year.
ANNUAL, adjective. Of, for, or relating to a whole year, often as a recurring cycle; determined or reckoned by the year; accumulating in the course of a year; performed, executed, or completed over the course of a year. See also circannual.
ANNUAL, adjective. (botany) (of a plant) Having a life cycle that is completed in only one growing season; e.g. beans, corn, marigold. See Annual plant in Wikipedia. Compare biennial, perennial.
ANNUAL, adjective. (entomology) Living or lasting just one season or year, as certain insects or insect colonies.
ANNUAL, noun. An annual publication; a book, periodical, journal, report, comic book, yearbook, etc., which is published serially once a year, which may or may not be in addition to regular weekly or monthly publication.
ANNUAL, noun. (botany) An annual plant; a plant with a life span of just one growing season; a plant which naturally germinates, flowers and dies in one year. Compare biennial, perennial.
ANNUAL ABERRATION, noun. (astronomy) An deviation due to the earth's orbital motion.
ANNUAL ABERRATIONS, noun. Plural of annual aberration
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING, noun. A meeting that official bodies, associations and companies hold each year to elect the board of directors and inform their members of previous and future activities. Commonly abbreviated as AGM.
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETINGS, noun. Plural of annual general meeting
ANNUAL LEAVE, noun. (workplace) Amount of time expressed as the number of days per year that an employee is entitled to be away from work.
ANNUAL REPORT, noun. (legal) In business law, a comprehensive report on a the activities of a company throughout the preceding year, generally produced in compliance with requirements established by government agencies.
ANNUAL REPORTS, noun. Plural of annual report
ANNUAL RING, noun. The layer of wood, observed as one of many concentric rings when cut, formed during one year of a plant's growth
ANNUAL RINGS, noun. Plural of annual ring
ANNUAL WORMWOOD, noun. An Asian aromatic herb, Artemisia annua, the source of the antimalarial drug artemisinin.
ANNUAL WORMWOODS, noun. Plural of annual wormwood

Dictionary definition

ANNUAL, noun. (botany) a plant that completes its entire life cycle within the space of a year.
ANNUAL, noun. A reference book that is published regularly once every year.
ANNUAL, adjective. Completing its life cycle within a year; "a border of annual flowering plants".
ANNUAL, adjective. Occurring or payable every year; "an annual trip to Paris"; "yearly medical examinations"; "annual (or yearly) income".

Wise words

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