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years

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. old age, years, age, eld, geezerhoodnoun

    a late time of life

    "old age is not for sissies"; "he's showing his years"; "age hasn't slowed him down at all"; "a beard white with eld"; "on the brink of geezerhood"

  2. long time, age, yearsnoun

    a prolonged period of time

    "we've known each other for ages"; "I haven't been there for years and years"

  3. days, yearsnoun

    the time during which someone's life continues

    "the monarch's last days"; "in his final years"

Wiktionary

  1. yearsnoun

    An unusually long time

    It took years for the bus to come.

Wikipedia

  1. years

    A year is the orbital period of a planetary body, for example, the Earth, moving in its orbit around the Sun. Due to the Earth's axial tilt, the course of a year sees the passing of the seasons, marked by change in weather, the hours of daylight, and, consequently, vegetation and soil fertility. In temperate and subpolar regions around the planet, four seasons are generally recognized: spring, summer, autumn and winter. In tropical and subtropical regions, several geographical sectors do not present defined seasons; but in the seasonal tropics, the annual wet and dry seasons are recognized and tracked. A calendar year is an approximation of the number of days of the Earth's orbital period, as counted in a given calendar. The Gregorian calendar, or modern calendar, presents its calendar year to be either a common year of 365 days or a leap year of 366 days, as do the Julian calendars. For the Gregorian calendar, the average length of the calendar year (the mean year) across the complete leap cycle of 400 years is 365.2425 days (97 out of 400 years are leap years). In English, the unit of time for year is commonly abbreviated as "y" or "yr". The symbol "a" is more common in scientific literature, though its exact duration may be inconsistent. In astronomy, the Julian year is a unit of time defined as 365.25 days of exactly 86,400 seconds (SI base unit), totalling exactly 31,557,600 seconds in the Julian astronomical year.The word year is also used for periods loosely associated with, but not identical to, the calendar or astronomical year, such as the seasonal year, the fiscal year, the academic year, etc. Similarly, year can mean the orbital period of any planet; for example, a Martian year and a Venusian year are examples of the time a planet takes to transit one complete orbit. The term can also be used in reference to any long period or cycle, such as the Great Year.

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  1. years

    Years are units of time that are commonly used in measuring and quantifying the passage of time. They are often based on the Earth's revolutions around the sun, with one year typically being equivalent to 365 days, or sometimes 366 days in leap years. Years are a fundamental element in calendars and are used to organize events, determine ages, mark historical periods, and track the progression and duration of various phenomena within the natural and human world.

Editors Contribution

  1. years

    Plural form of the word year.

    There are ten years in a decade and a hundred years in a century.


    Submitted by MaryC on April 24, 2016  

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. YEARS

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Years is ranked #153769 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Years surname appeared 106 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Years.

    92.4% or 98 total occurrences were White.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'years' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #98

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'years' in Written Corpus Frequency: #174

Anagrams for years »

  1. arsey

  2. ayres

  3. resay

  4. sayer

  5. Sayer

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of years in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of years in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of years in a Sentence

  1. John Kirby:

    The People’s Republic of China should not use this transit as a pretext to step up any aggressive activity around the Taiwan Strait. The United States and China have differences when United States comes to Taiwan, but we have managed those differences for more than 40 years.

  2. Daichi Shimbo:

    If you were older -- you were at least 55 years of age -- or you had a history of cardiovascular disease or you had chronic kidney disease or diabetes, white coat hypertension was associated with an increased risk of cardiovascular events and mortality.

  3. Steve Clark:

    We do see in the next few years more opportunities coming again for our company that we've not seen for the last two to three years.

  4. Olivier Jakob:

    Some have described the OPEC November meeting as the death of OPEC and it is true that the lifting of sanctions on Iran will create a major issue for Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and the UAE, they already have an issue with Iraq increasing production and they will now have to face Iran that will consider itself, like Iraq, not bound by any quota for many years.

  5. Joe Horrigan:

    It serves two purposes, weve had it displayed as a temporary exhibit for a couple of years, so it was the first thing visitors saw when they entered the Hall of Fame. Wed have a video story with it explaining why Canton is the site of the hall. CANCER SURVIVORS COLLECTION OF 250 CARS BEING SOLD ON CRAIGSLIST.

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