time of day

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Noun1.time of day - clock time; "the hour is getting late"
clock time, time - a reading of a point in time as given by a clock; "do you know what time it is?"; "the time is 10 o'clock"
high noon, midday, noon, noonday, noontide, twelve noon - the middle of the day
mealtime - the hour at which a meal is habitually or customarily eaten
late-night hour - the latter part of night
midnight - 12 o'clock at night; the middle of the night; "young children should not be allowed to stay up until midnight"
small hours - the hours just after midnight
bedtime - the time you go to bed
closing time - the regular time of day when an establishment closes to the public
aurora, break of day, break of the day, cockcrow, dawn, dawning, daybreak, dayspring, first light, sunrise, sunup, morning - the first light of day; "we got up before dawn"; "they talked until morning"
early-morning hour - an hour early in the morning
sundown, sunset - the time in the evening at which the sun begins to fall below the horizon
crepuscle, crepuscule, dusk, evenfall, gloam, gloaming, nightfall, twilight, fall - the time of day immediately following sunset; "he loved the twilight"; "they finished before the fall of night"
none - a canonical hour that is the ninth hour of the day counting from sunrise
happy hour - the time of day when a bar sells alcoholic drinks at a reduced price
rush hour - the times at the beginning and end of the working day when many people are traveling to or from work
zero hour - the time set for the start of an action or operation
canonical hour - (Roman Catholic Church) one of seven specified times for prayer
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A MAN in a Hurry, whose watch was at his lawyer's, asked a Grave Person the time of day.
No, no, people are not so soon well of such contusions; but, sir, I am not at this time of day to be instructed in my operations by a patient, and I insist on making a revulsion before I dress you.
Passing the time of day to each other, we were soon in conversation, I asking him this and that question about the neighbouring country-side, of which I gathered he was an old inhabitant.
A programmable thermostat can vary the temperature setpoint based on time of day and day of the week, allowing for night setback.
Although the term preference implies choice on the part of the individual, studies are beginning to validate the stand that several factors, many physiological and beyond the control of the individual, are combining to make time of day a defining element in performance.
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If you feel drowsy, note the time of day and temperature.