daylight savings
noun see daylight saving time

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • daylight savings — daylight saving time UK / US or daylight savings UK / US noun [uncountable] American summer time …   English dictionary

  • daylight savings — 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 saving • Hypernyms: ↑time * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • daylight savings — noun the practice in some places of adjusting clocks forward in the Spring and back in the Fall, usually by one hour, so that the adjustment causes the time to coincide with the greatest period of illumination by the sun over the course of the… …   Wiktionary

  • daylight-savings time — 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 saving, ↑daylight savings • Hypernyms: ↑time …   Useful english dictionary

  • daylight savings time — noun see daylight saving time …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • daylight savings time — noun daylight saving time (see usage notes) …   Wiktionary

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

  • 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 …   English World dictionary

  • daylight saving time — also .daylight savings n [U] the time during the summer when clocks are one hour ahead of standard time →↑British Summer Time …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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