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daylight savings Explained

daylight savings at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

daylight savings
n : time during which clocks are set one hour ahead of local
standard time; widely adopted during summer to provide
extra daylight in the evenings [syn: {daylight-saving
time}, {daylight-savings time}, {daylight saving}]

daylight savings at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: also » daylight saving time



Inter: head » en|noun|head=daylight savings
  • the practice in some places of adjusting clocks forward in the Spring and back in the Fall, usually by one hour, so that the adjustment causes the time to coincide with the greatest period of illumination by the sun over the course of the day.