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DAYLIGHT-SAVINGS TIME

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does daylight-savings time mean? 

DAYLIGHT-SAVINGS TIME (noun)
  The noun DAYLIGHT-SAVINGS TIME has 1 sense:

1. time during which clocks are set one hour ahead of local standard time; widely adopted during summer to provide extra daylight in the evenings

  Familiarity information: DAYLIGHT-SAVINGS TIME used as a noun is very rare.


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DAYLIGHT-SAVINGS TIME (noun)


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Meaning:

Time during which clocks are set one hour ahead of local standard time; widely adopted during summer to provide extra daylight in the evenings

Classified under:

Nouns denoting time and temporal relations

Synonyms:

daylight saving; daylight savings; daylight-saving time; daylight-savings time

Hypernyms ("daylight-savings time" is a kind of...):

time (the continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past)


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