solar time

solar time
noun
: time either apparent or mean indicated by the sun : time expressed in units of mean solar time

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solar time see under ↑time
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Main Entry:solar
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solar time
Time reckoned by the sun, real or mean
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Main Entry:time

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solar time,
= apparent solar time. (Cf.apparent solar time)

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  • solar time — Time as measured by what appears to be the daily transit of the sun, caused by the rotation of the earth. 52 Am J1st Time § 2. See local sun time; mean solar time; standard time; sun time or standard …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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  • solar time — noun the local time based on a solar day the mean time between successive noons Syn: local solar time, mean time …   Wiktionary

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  • mean solar time — n. time based on the mean sun: used as the basis for standard time because it has exactly equal divisions: also mean time …   English World dictionary

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