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  1. one form of the Latin noun meaning year, not a form normally used for derivatives in modern languages: the accusative singular of the second declension masculine noun annus (nominative), anni (genitive singular and nominative plural)

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  2. As a unit of time, it is defined as exactly 365.25 days (that is, the average length of a year in the Julian calendar) of 86,400 SI seconds each, representing the duration of one revolution of the Earth around the Sun

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  3. Although there is no universally accepted symbol for the year, NIST SP811 and ISO 80000-3:2006 suggest the symbol a (in the International System of Units a is also the symbol for the are unit of area, but context is usually enough to disambiguate)

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  4. In English, the deprecated[http://www.agu.org/pubs/style_guide_intro.html] abbreviation yr is still used informally

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  5. The Unified Code for Units of Measure disambiguates the varying symbologies of ISO 1000, ISO 2955 and ANSI X3.50 [http://aurora.regenstrief.org/~ucum/ucum.html#para-31] by using

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