daylight saving
noun see daylight saving time

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • daylight saving — noun time during which clocks are set one hour ahead of local standard time; widely adopted during summer to provide extra daylight in the evenings • Syn: ↑daylight saving time, ↑daylight savings time, ↑daylight savings • Hypernyms: ↑time * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Daylight\ Saving — • Ddaylight Saving Time • Daylight Saving • Daylight Time • Fast Time • DST noun A way of keeping time in summer that is one or two hours ahead of standard time. Many places in the United States keep their clocks on daylight saving time in the… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • daylight saving — /ˌdeɪlaɪt ˈseɪvɪŋ / (say .dayluyt sayving) noun 1. a system of reckoning time one or more hours later than the standard time for a country or community, usually used during summer months to give more hours of daylight to the working day.… …   Australian English dictionary

  • daylight saving — noun Daylight saving is used before these nouns: ↑time …   Collocations dictionary

  • daylight saving — the practice of advancing standard time by one hour in the spring of each year and of setting it back by one hour in the fall in order to gain an extra period of daylight during the early evening. Also, daylight savings. [1905 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • daylight saving — day′light sav′ing (or sav′ings) n. hor the practice of advancing standard time by one hour in the spring of each year and of setting it back by one hour in the fall in order to gain an extra period of daylight during the early evening • Etymology …   From formal English to slang

  • daylight-saving — dayˈlight savˈing noun Increasing the amount of daylight available for work or play, by advancing the clock, usu by one hour • • • Main Entry: ↑day …   Useful english dictionary

  • Daylight Saving for South East Queensland — (DS4SEQ) Founded 2008 Headquarters South East Queensland Ideology Daylight Saving in South East Queensland …   Wikipedia

  • Daylight saving time in Chile — is used in Chile. Several exceptions have been decreed to the current rule that began in 1970. In 1987 the daylight saving time change was delayed until Saturday 11 April to accommodate a visit by Pope John Paul II[1] In 1988 the daylight saving… …   Wikipedia

  • daylight saving time — n. [often D S T ] standard time that is one hour later than the standard time for a given zone based on mean solar time: it is used to give an hour more of daylight at the end of the usual working day: also daylight savings time * * * System for… …   Universalium

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