solar time

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solar time

n.
Time based on the rotation of the earth and the position of the sun in the sky with respect to the local meridian.
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Apparent solar time is depends on the apparent solar day i.e.
Hence, apparent solar days are shorter in March (26-27) and September (12-13) than they are in June (18-19) or December (20-21).