year

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year

(yēr),
An approximately 365-day period, the time the earth takes to revolve around the sun.
[O.E. gēar ]
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This work is regarded by the author as of profound significance, and relates to analogous sidereal year, lunar month, and solar day, periodicity in properties of radioactive decay of Pu-239, observed and reported by S.
054% with the orientation of the torsion pendula masses with the stars, and that G is periodic over the sidereal year [21]--this periodicity arguing for a strong link between the Shnoll radioactive decay data and gravity.
440 min), the calendar year (365 solar days), and the sidereal year (365 solar days plus 6 hours and 9 min).