daylight-savings time


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day·light-sav·ing time

(dā′līt-sā′vĭng) or day·light-sav·ings time (-vĭngz)
n. Abbr. DST
Time during which clocks are set one hour or more ahead of standard time to provide more daylight at the end of the working day during late spring, summer, and early fall.
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Noun1.daylight-savings time - time during which clocks are set one hour ahead of local standard timedaylight-savings time - 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
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Summary: BEIRUT: Daylight-savings time returns at midnight March 27-28, when Lebanese will advance their clocks by an hour, the Cabinet's secretary general, Suhail Bouji, said in a statement on Monday.
Honeywell answers thousands of customer service calls each year during daylight-savings time about how to reset the thermostat's clock.
Between the tooth fairy and daylight-savings time, we've turned childhood into one long horrible lie.