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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The distance that a ray of illumination travels in a vacuum in 365 days.

Usage examples (38)
  • The ship's speed was up to a light-year every five hours.
  • It receded an entire light-year, then two, and then three.
  • By your figuring, we shouldn't be yet one light-year on the way.
  • The stars of the Core are an average of half a light-year apart. for more
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