Adjective "Year" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Year


    Definition:

    1. a period of 365 or 366 days, in the Gregorian calendar, divided into 12 calendar months, now reckoned as beginning Jan. 1 and ending Dec. 31 (calendar year or civil year)Compare common year, leap year.

    2. a period of approximately the same length in other calendars.

    3. a space of 12 calendar months calculated from any point: This should have been finished a year ago.

    4. Astronomy. Also called lunar year. a division of time equal to 12 lunar months. Also called astronomical

    Examples:

    "times can be year."

    "imprisonments can be year."

    "experiences can be year."

    "services can be year."

    "probations can be year."

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