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twelve months

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year in, year out

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a period of time of approximately 12 months, especially that period during which the earth completes a single revolution around the sun

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a period of origin

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a long time

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a period of time occupying a regular part of a calendar year that is used for some particular activity

the period of time that it takes for a planet (as, e.g., Earth or Mars) to make a complete revolution around the sun

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Pluto's warming is believed to be its highly elliptical orbit which significantly changes the planet's distance from the sun during its long "year" which lasts 248 Earth years.
The goal is to measure temperature, water vapour and dust in the Martian atmosphere with full global coverage over at least one full seasonal cycle - two Earth years.
The California team estimates that Sedna requires 10,500 Earth years to complete a single 84-billion-rnile orbit around the sun.
Even though she left her vehicle a couple of earth years back, the rite continues.
These observations, recently published in the planetary-science journal Icarus, were made over the course of three Martian years -- about six Earth years.
While befriending some human teenagers, the Autobots fight to protect Earth from the Decepticons and the return of Megatron, who has been missing for three Earth years.
The behaviour you will have witnessed is a result of her believing she deserved to be paid 125 million of our bartering discs in exchange for living and mating with one of our minor gods for a period not exceeding four of our Earth years, whereas our tribal elders reckoned she was worth only about one fifth of that at a stretch - which still works out at some 17,000 discs per day.
Observations from Earth show that Titan's clouds wax and wane with the moon's seasons, each of which lasts about 7 Earth years.
4 Earth days YEAR LENGTH (Time it takes to orbit once around the Sun): 248 Earth years
Uranus is 1783 million miles from the Sun and takes 84 Earth years to orbit the Sun.