daylight saving

(redirected from Daylight saving time)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Daylight saving time: Time zones

day′light sav′ing

(or sav′ings),

the practice of advancing standard time by one hour in the spring of each year and of setting it back by one hour in the fall in order to gain an extra period of daylight during the early evening.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.daylight saving - time during which clocks are set one hour ahead of local standard timedaylight saving - time during which clocks are set one hour ahead of local standard time; widely adopted during summer to provide extra daylight in the evenings
time - the continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past
References in periodicals archive ?
Under daylight saving time in the winter, that would make the earliest time for the prayer at 8:05 a.
territories - including American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands - do not observe daylight saving time.
Under daylight saving time clocks move forward by one hour during summer months so that daylight lasts longer into evening.
com writes about daylight saving time transitions and the incidence rate of unipolar depression episodes: aDaylight saving time transitions affect approximately 1.
States are free to debate the issue because the federal government doesn't require them to follow daylight saving time.
Millions of Turks woke up to a confusing morning on Sunday as tablets, computers and smartphones had automatically altered the time even though daylight saving time will not end until Nov.
The United States is on Daylight Saving Time from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November, so the difference between US time and Iran time has been reduced by an hour for the next five weeks.
Every year lawmakers in states across the country consider ending the annual ordeal of changing the clocks, either by remaining permanently on daylight saving time or standard time.
Though Egypt first implemented daylight saving time in 1988, it, too, got ousted following the 2011 revolt that toppled autocrat Hosni Mubarak.
Bougie reminded in need to forward local time one hour as of midnight on 29-30 March 2014, the start of Daylight Saving Time.
BEIRUT: Lebanese will move their clocks one hour backward Sunday, heralding the end of six months of daylight saving time.
Iran had observed daylight saving time for 15 years until March 2006, when the administration of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad decided to temporarily stop the practice, saying the pause will allow experts to better study whether or not DST affects energy consumption as it was originally intended.