summer time
noun Date: 1916 chiefly British daylight saving time

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • summer time — appropriate time on a clock during the summer based on daylight saving time …   English contemporary dictionary

  • summer time — noun Brit. time as advanced one hour ahead of standard time to achieve longer evening daylight in summer …   English new terms dictionary

  • summer time — UK / US noun [uncountable] British the system by which the time on clocks is changed in the summer to provide an extra hour of light in the evenings …   English dictionary

  • ˈsummer ˌtime — noun [U] British the system by which the time on clocks is changed in the summer in order to provide an extra hour of light in the evenings …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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