daylight savings time
noun see daylight saving time

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • 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 daylight saving time (see usage notes) …   Wiktionary

  • 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 — This article is about daylight saving time in general. For DST in a specific location, see Daylight saving time by country. Summer time and DST redirect here. For other uses, see Summer time (disambiguation) and DST (disambiguation) …   Wikipedia

  • daylight-saving 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 savings time, ↑daylight saving, ↑daylight savings • Hypernyms: ↑time * * * /day… …   Useful english dictionary

  • daylight saving time — noun Date: 1919 time usually one hour ahead of standard time called also daylight saving, daylight savings, daylight savings time, daylight time …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • daylight saving time — noun also daylight saving or daylight time : time that is ahead of standard time usually by one hour but sometimes by two hours and that is used in some places especially in spring, summer, and fall for the purpose of utilizing all the daylight… …   Useful english dictionary

  • daylight-saving time — /day luyt say ving/ the civil time observed when daylight saving is adopted in a country or community. Also, daylight savings time. [1905 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • 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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