24-hour interval

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Noun1.24-hour interval - time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis24-hour interval - time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis; "two days later they left"; "they put on two performances every day"; "there are 30,000 passengers per day"
time unit, unit of time - a unit for measuring time periods
tomorrow - the day after today; "what are our tasks for tomorrow?"
today - the day that includes the present moment (as opposed to yesterday or tomorrow); "Today is beautiful"; "did you see today's newspaper?"
yesterday - the day immediately before today; "it was in yesterday's newspapers"
morrow - the next day; "whenever he arrives she leaves on the morrow"
eve - the day before; "he always arrives on the eve of her departure"
date, day of the month - the specified day of the month; "what is the date today?"
date - a particular day specified as the time something happens; "the date of the election is set by law"
daylight, daytime, day - the time after sunrise and before sunset while it is light outside; "the dawn turned night into day"; "it is easier to make the repairs in the daytime"
high noon, midday, noon, noonday, noontide, twelve noon - the middle of the day
night, nighttime, dark - the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside
60 minutes, hour, hr - a period of time equal to 1/24th of a day; "the job will take more than an hour"
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Chicks were randomly placed into groups and then exposed to three photoperiod treatments: long/continuous (23 hours of light followed by 1 hour of dark within a 24-hour interval); regular/intermittent (2 hours of light followed by 2 hours of dark, repeated in succession throughout a 24-hour period); and short/non-intermittent cycle (8 hours of light followed by 16 hours of dark).
"We call for a 24-hour interval in the curfew for the evacuation of those people," Tanbay said on behalf of the group.
During the 24-hour interval sampling, plasma levels of oxytetracycline were significantly lower (P < .05) in chickens administered the long-acting formulation compared with those on short-acting formulation.
Thus, allowing the free flow of supply to either direction in times of high demand occurring in any of the 24-hour interval effectively reducing line rental.
We collected longitudinal arterial blood gas and hourly oxygenation data from intensive care unit charts in a consecutive cohort of 40 trauma, 41 medical and 20 surgical patients for their first seven MV days, analysed data for 14,063 MV hours, and derived time-weighted averages (TWA) of variables for each 24-hour interval on MV for all patients.
Active from Dec 7-16, but with a slow rise to maximum, the Geminids are currently the most active of the regular annual showers, with rates outstripping those of the Perseids for a 24-hour interval centred on the peak--a real treat for observers prepared to brave the winter cold and damp.
We refer to the regular maintenance and recharge cycles that the brain engages in as "sleep." All animals studied show sleep behavior, cycling around a 24-hour interval. This condition is simply a product of our evolution and the orbital motion of this planet, and is inseparable from the fabric of our existence.
During one 24-hour interval, a request was issued by the MP for LRRH to deliver a package to the MP's Maternal Parent (MPMP) (genealogically identified as the Grandmaternal Unit, or GU, with respect to LRRH).
The lowest mean activity occurred at the 24-hour interval. The difference between four experiments is not statistically significant (one factor of the two-factor analysis, p=0.101).
ABSTRACT: In a previous study we found a negative correlation between ESP scores on a forced choice ESP task and the natural sferics activity during the 24-hour interval before the ESP session.
The built-in electronic reminder in Kind Remind is set for a 12- or 24-hour interval and reminds the patient to take his or her medication on time, or in the case of a diabetic, can also be used to remind the patient to eat at a certain time.