mean|time

mean|time
mean|time «MEEN TYM», noun, adverb.
–n.
the time between. SYNONYM(S): interim, interval.
–adv.
1. in the time between.
2. at the same time.
time according to the hour angle of the mean sun, constituting the “ordinary time” or “clock time” of daily life.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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