school day


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school day

n.
1. A day on which school is in session.
2. The part of a day during which school is in session.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.school day - any day on which school is in session; "go to bed early because tomorrow is a school day"
day - a day assigned to a particular purpose or observance; "Mother's Day"
2.school day - the period of instruction in a schoolschool day - the period of instruction in a school; the time period when school is in session; "stay after school"; "he didn't miss a single day of school"; "when the school day was done we would walk home together"
period, period of time, time period - an amount of time; "a time period of 30 years"; "hastened the period of time of his recovery"; "Picasso's blue period"
study hall - a period of time during the school day that is set aside for study
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All right," agreed Pollyanna, somewhat doubtfully; "but I MUST go to school day after to-morrow--there are examinations then, you know.
What did you put on that good new dress for, on a school day, without permission?
We dismounted and looked, without speaking a dozen sentences, across the wide intervening valley for an hour or more; and noted those prominent features of the city that pictures make familiar to all men from their school days till their death.
The daughter of the under- wear manufacturer had boarded in a house where he lived during his school days and he had married her after a formal and prolonged courtship, carried on for the most part by the girl herself.
I remembered hazily the physics of my school days, while the last few months had given me practical experience with mechanical purchases.
Emily gave her orders with an approach to the old gayety of her school days.
His fierce, intolerant, melancholy, and inwardly sensitive spirit, together with his poverty, rendered him miserable throughout his school days, though he secured, through his father's sympathy, a sound elementary education.
She attended all her dances and all her picnics over again; went through her school days, recalling the face and name and seat of every schoolmate; endured the gray bleakness of the years in the orphan asylum; revisioned every memory of her mother, every tale; and relived all her life with Billy.
ONE of Birmingham's most in-demand secondaries is set to cut the school day by 25 minutes.
Get them eating at the right time Adapt younger children into new meal routines before the school day demands it from them.
Chiddingstone Primary School, near Tonbridge in Kent, will add 20 minutes to the school day and shorten terms to help parents book cheaper holidays.

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