since (the) year dot

Definition of since (the) year dot

British, informal

  1. :  for a very long time :  since a time in the distant past That monument has been there since the year dot.

Word by Word Definitions

sinceplay
  1. :  from a definite past time until now

    :  before the present time :  ago

    :  after a time in the past :  subsequently

  1. :  at a time in the past after or later than :  from the time in the past when

    :  when

    :  in view of the fact that :  because

  1. :  in the period after a specified time in the past :  from a specified time in the past

yearplay
  1. :  the period of about 3651/4 solar days required for one revolution of the earth around the sun

    :  the time required for the apparent sun to return to an arbitrary fixed or moving reference point in the sky

    :  the time in which a planet completes a revolution about the sun

  1. :  a small spot :  speck

    :  a small round mark: such as

    :  a small point made with a pointed instrument

  1. :  to mark with a dot

    :  to intersperse with dots or objects scattered at random

    :  to make a dot

  1. :  dowry


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