leap year definition

  • noun:
    • annually when you look at the Gregorian schedule having 366 times, using the extra day, February 29, intercalated to pay for the quarter-day difference between an ordinary year as well as the astronomical 12 months.
    • An intercalary year in a calendar.
    • when you look at the Gregorian schedule, a-year having 366 days as opposed to the normal 365, using the additional day put into make up for that our planet rotates about 365.25 times for every single change it makes around the sunlight.
    • when you look at the Jewish schedule or other lunisolar calendars, a-year having 13 months rather than 12, with all the extra thirty days added because 19 solar many years is about 19*12+7 lunar months.
    • Bissextile; per year containing 366 times; every fourth-year which leaps over a day a lot more than a common 12 months, offering to February twenty-nine days. See bissextile.
    • See Leap 12 months, when you look at the Vocabulary.
    • a-year containing 366 days, or one-day significantly more than a typical year; a bissextile year. See bissextile.
    • into the Gregorian diary: any 12 months divisible by 4 except centenary years divisible by 400

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