tropical year

tropical year (plural tropical years)

  1. The time that it takes for the Sun to return to the same position along the ecliptic, as viewed from the Earth, especially:
  2. A vernal equinox year, the time between two successive vernal equinoxes.
Synonyms Related terms
  • tropical month
  • Portuguese: ano tropical
  • Russian: тропи́ческий год

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