Visit the forum if you have a language query!

yearlong

Definition from Dictionary, a free dictionary
There's night and day, brother, both sweet things; sun, moon, and stars, brother, all sweet things; there's likewise a wind on the heath. Life is very sweet, brother; who would wish to die?
George Borrow
Jump to: navigation, search

English

Adjective

yearlong (not comparable)

Positive
yearlong

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. Lasting one year, or approximately so.
  2. Of or related to a timespan of one year.
    By saving your entire file of daily and weekly lists, you will create your yearlong list. - Richard Simon, 2003
    Both are congruent with a yearlong periodicity, which is apparently neutralized in... - Jean-Paul Dumont, 1976
  3. Which lasts throughout every year; which is not seasonal
    Yearlong manning is neede[d] although at a somewhat reduced level from the peak... - U.S. Committee on Veterans' Affairs
    ...teachers and/or principals in three of the four most effective schools cited a yearlong staff..." - Barbara Taylor and P. David Pearson, 2002

Adverb

yearlong (not comparable)

Positive
yearlong

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. Per year (mostly only used to discuss animal farming)
    ring capacity of this area Is 46 cattle yearlong. - U.S. Committee on Public Lands and Surveys.
    The estimate of the number of sheep and cattle now using this range is equivalent to 250000 cattle units yearlong, which is about 80 per cent in excess of... - Hugh Bennett, 1939
  2. Throughout every year; not seasonally
    Black bear and mountain goats occur in the area yearlong. - U.S. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
    Over much of the Great Plains, water was not available yearlong for units of land as small as ... - Marion Clawson, 1979


Usage notes

(number)-yearlong: changes the amount of time to (number) years. Eg., five-yearlong.

See also

Derived terms

Elsewhere on the web

En-En

En-It

En-Fr

En-El

En-Sp

En-Mul

En-De

OnelookIATEIATEIATEIATEProZDict.cc
WordnikIATELinguee
GoogleIATE