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

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  • 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

  • daylight saving time — Time each year from Spring through Fall when clocks are set ahead one hour to give people more daylight at end of working day. Daylight saving time is one hour later than Standard Time for the locality …   Black's law dictionary

  • daylight saving time — Time each year from Spring through Fall when clocks are set ahead one hour to give people more daylight at end of working day. Daylight saving time is one hour later than Standard Time for the locality …   Black's law dictionary

  • daylight saving time — daylight saving ,time or ,daylight savings noun uncount AMERICAN the time during the summer when clocks are put forward one hour in order to give people more light in the evening …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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

  • daylight saving time — UK US noun [U] (ABBREVIATION DST) ► the time used in summer in some countries, usually with clocks set one hour ahead of standard time in order to give more light in the evening → Compare GMT(Cf. ↑GMT), STANDARD TIME( …   Financial and business terms

  • 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 — • 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 time — also[daylight saving] or[daylight time] or [fast time] {n.} A way of keeping time in summer that is one or two hours ahead of standard time. Abbreviation DST. * /Many places in the United States keep their clocks on daylight saving time in the… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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