Associations to the word «Year»


YEAR, noun. The time it takes the Earth to complete one revolution of the Sun (between 365.24 and 365.26 days depending on the point of reference).
YEAR, noun. (by extension) The time it takes for any planetary body to make one revolution around another body.
YEAR, noun. A period between set dates that mark a year, from January 1 to December 31 by the Gregorian calendar.
YEAR, noun. A scheduled part of a calendar year spent in a specific activity.
YEAR, noun. (sciences) A Julian year, exactly 365.25 days, represented by "a".
YEAR, noun. A level or grade in school or college.
YEAR, noun. The proportion of a creature's lifespan equivalent to one year of an average human lifespan (see also dog year).
YEAR 2000 PROBLEM, noun. The millennium bug
YEAR 2000 PROBLEMS, noun. Plural of year 2000 problem
YEAR 2038 PROBLEM, noun. (computing) An issue for computing and data storage situations in which time values are stored or calculated as a signed 32-bit integer, and this number is interpreted as the number of seconds since 00:00:00 UTC on 1 January 1970. Such implementations cannot encode times after 03:14:07 UTC on 19 January 2038
YEAR DOT, noun. (idiomatic) (British) (Ireland) A very long time ago, from the beginning or as far back as one can remember.
YEAR IN, YEAR OUT, adverb. (idiomatic) during every year; always
YEAR MARK, noun. An inscription on a coin indicating the year in which the coin was either produced or issued.
YEAR OF OUR LORD, adjective. (archaic or religious) Of the Common Era/Christian Era; anno Domini; numbered from the once estimated first year for the birth of Jesus Christ.
YEAR OF THE PIG, noun. One of the twelve Chinese astrological years
YEAR TO DATE, noun. (management) (accounting) The period from the beginning of a fiscal year to the end of a reporting period.
YEAR TO DATES, noun. Plural of year to date

Dictionary definition

YEAR, noun. A period of time containing 365 (or 366) days; "she is 4 years old"; "in the year 1920".
YEAR, noun. A period of time occupying a regular part of a calendar year that is used for some particular activity; "a school year".
YEAR, noun. The period of time that it takes for a planet (as, e.g., Earth or Mars) to make a complete revolution around the sun; "a Martian year takes 687 of our days".
YEAR, noun. A body of students who graduate together; "the class of '97"; "she was in my year at Hoehandle High".

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