What are years?

  • (noun): A prolonged period of time.
    Example: "I haven't been there for years and years"
    Synonyms: long time, age
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on years:

Leni Riefenstahl - Post-war Life and Career - Photography and Final Film
... a lifelong companionship with her cameraman Horst Kettner, who was 40 years her junior and assisted her with the photographs they were together from the time she was 60 and ... Years later she photographed Las Vegas entertainers Siegfried and Roy ... In her later years, Riefenstahl became known for her longevity and physical stamina, although she often suffered considerable pain from old injuries ...
Chariots Of Fire - Awards and Recognition - Popular Lists
... Fire theme American Film Institute recognition AFI's 100 Years...100 Movies - Nominated AFI's 100 Years of Film Scores - Nominated AFI's 100 Years...100 Cheers - No. 100 AFI's 100 Years...100 Movies (10th Anniversary Edition) - Nominated AFI's 10 Top 10 - Nominated ...
Election - Characteristics - Scheduling
... States, elections are held between every three and six years in most states, with exceptions such as the U.S ... of Representatives, which stands for election every two years ... of Ireland is elected every seven years, the President of Russia and the President of Finland every six years, the President of France every five years, President ...
60 Minutes - Broadcast History - Effects From The Prime Time Access Rule - Pre-emptions Since 1978
... to CBS after having been shown on NBC for eight years ... However, CBS would, in later years, schedule the film so that it would no longer pre-empt 60 Minutes ... Another exception is anytime CBS airs the Super Bowl or since 2003, alternating years where the AFC Championship Game has the 630 pm Eastern start time, which is played into prime-time and followed by a special lead ...
FM-2030 - Name Change
... I am not who I was ten years ago and certainly not who I will be in twenty years ... The name 2030 reflects my conviction that the years around 2030 will be a magical time ...

More definitions of "years":

  • (noun): The time during which someone's life continues.
    Example: "In his final years"
    Synonyms: days

Famous quotes containing the word years:

    Cautiousness in judgment is nowadays to be recommended to each and every one: if we gained only one incontestable truth every ten years from each of our philosophical writers the harvest we reaped would be sufficient.
    —G.C. (Georg Christoph)

    In a famous Middletown study of Muncie, Indiana, in 1924, mothers were asked to rank the qualities they most desire in their children. At the top of the list were conformity and strict obedience. More than fifty years later, when the Middletown survey was replicated, mothers placed autonomy and independence first. The healthiest parenting probably promotes a balance of these qualities in children.
    Richard Louv (20th century)

    Much of the ill-tempered railing against women that has characterized the popular writing of the last two years is a half-hearted attempt to find a way back to a more balanced relationship between our biological selves and the world we have built. So women are scolded both for being mothers and for not being mothers, for wanting to eat their cake and have it too, and for not wanting to eat their cake and have it too.
    Margaret Mead (1901–1978)