Definition of Daylight-savings time

1. 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.

Exact synonyms: Daylight Saving, Daylight Savings, Daylight-saving Time
Generic synonyms: Time

Definition of Daylight-savings time

1. Noun. (alternative form of daylight savings time) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Daylight-savings Time

daylight-saving time
daylight-savings time (current term)
daylight-savings times
daylight overdraft
daylight overdrafts
daylight robberies
daylight robbery
daylight saving
daylight saving time
daylight saving times
daylight savings
daylight savings time
daylight vision

Literary usage of Daylight-savings time

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1. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"The original term, and the usual term in writing, is daylight saving time, but daylight savings time (or often just daylight savings) is very common in ..."

2. Determining Individual Tree Shade Length: A Guide for Silviculturists by Kathleen Geier-Hayes, Mark A. Hayes, Douglas D. Basford (1998)
"To correct for daylight savings time (if necessary), add 1 hour to the solar noon ... Correction for daylight savings time = 1 hour + 12:48 = 13:48. 6. ..."

3. Cruising the Mediterranean: A Guide to the Ports of Call by Larry H. Ludmer (2006)
"Finally, most countries recognize Daylight Savings Time, but the dates when the time change can vary from one country to the next. However, this shouldn't ..."

4. International Marketing Resource Guide by William A. Delphos, DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"Daylight Savings Time begins on the first Sunday in April when all clocks ... The majority of Saskatchewan, however, does not observe Daylight Savings Time. ..."

5. Adventure Guide to Aruba, Bonaire & Curacao by Lynne M Sullivan (2006)
"The island does not observe Daylight Savings Time, so Curacao's time is the same as Eastern Daylight Savings Time. TOURIST INFORMATION: •& 800-328-7222 (in ..."

6. New Zealand by Peter Hinze (1998)
"The difference is one hour less during daylight savings time in other countries, and one hour more during the New Zealand daylight savings time (October to ..."

7. Egypt by Eva Ambros (2001)
"As Daylight Savings Time has recently been introduced in Egypt, the difference remains constant throughout the year. EGYPT IN STATISTICS Total Area: 1.002 ..."

8. Adventure Guide to St. Martin & St. Barts by Lynne M. Sullivan (2003)
"... year- round average high is 86°F. TIME: St. Barts is on Atlantic Standard Time and doesn't observe Daylight Savings Time. During the summer months, ..."

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