Definition of Solar day

1. Noun. Time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis. "There are 30,000 passengers per day"




Definition of Solar day

1. Noun. The time taken for a planet to rotate once on its axis. ¹

2. Noun. The time between successive noons. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Solar Day

solar activity
solar apex
solar apexes
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solar day (current term)
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Literary usage of Solar day

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1. The Principles and Practice of Surveying by Charles Blaney Breed, George Leonard Hosmer (1908)
"solar day. — A solar day is the interval of time between two successive upper transits of the sun over the same meridian. 69. Solar Tune. ..."

2. The Principles and Practice of Surveying by Charles Blaney Breed, George Leonard Hosmer (1908)
"solar day. — A solar day is the interval of time between two successive upper transits of the sun over the same meridian. 69. Solar Time. ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"Therefore, on our assumption ЗОЛ I solar days — 366 J sidereal days and a sidereal day — ——f solar day - 23 h. 56m. 4 в., approximately. ..."

4. Navigation and Nautical Astronomy: The Practical Part, Containing Rules for by H. W. Jeans (1853)
"sidereal year = 365a 6h 9m lls-5 t The sidereal day, the apparent solar day, and the mean solar day. 18. The sidereal day is the interval between two ..."

5. An Introduction to Practical Astronomy: With a Collection of Astronomical Tables by Elias Loomis (1855)
"The interval between two successive returns of the sun to the same meridian is called a solar day. - The sun completes an apparent revolution about the ..."

6. An Introduction to Practical Astronomy: With a Collection of Astronomical Tables by Elias Loomis (1892)
"The interval between two successive returns of the sun to the same meridian is called a solar day. The sun completes an apparent revolution about the earth ..."

7. The New American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by George Ripley (1859)
"The solar day is, from a variety of causes, variable in its length. ... The solar day is thus variable in length, since it differs by a variable amount from ..."

8. Outlines of Astronomy by John Frederick William Herschel (1869)
"SIDEREAL TO THE solar day AFFECTED BY PRECESSION. ... The solar day is a natural interval which the wants and occupations of man in every state of society ..."

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