from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Existing, active, or continuous throughout the year: a year-round resort.
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- adj. Operating or continuing throughout the year.
- adv. Continuing throughout the year.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. operating or continuing throughout the year
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Sports specialization is defined as year-round training in a single sport and the exclusion of other sports.
And as Division I lacrosse grows, it's becoming more intensive and year-round, which is driving recruits to increasingly consider D-III.
Your intuition says stay north, but you really like the idea of year-round sunshine.
Only slightly more than one-half of all workers who are employed during any year may be called year-round full-workers.
"First off you have a small spring-fed stream, which has water in it year-round, which is pretty good for Texas," says Michael Waters, director of the Center for the Study of the First Americans at Texas A&M University.
Vershbow describes how after growing up with these guys -- going to high school at Buckingham Browne and Nichols BB&N in Cambridge, MA with most of them, and spending summers in Naples, ME at Camp Skylemar with many of them -- they all imagined that they would all be married with kids who would grow up together as year-round best friends just like they were.
Staying here year-round forever may not be an option: unlike most retirees, he doesn't have the bulwark of a company pension, or a home to sell.
Corn is typically grown in climates that have year-round aflatoxin contamination.
Children's Aid summer camps will be available to College Prep students, and students will have the opportunity to participate in year-round programming in sports and the arts.
I wish for a day when we put our collective energy together and say that hunger is not a spectator sport ... that it can be eradicated by those very same people who come together on any given Sunday to cheer for a team, or a player, or a city, or for year-round bragging rights.