civil day


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civil day

n
(Astronomy) another name for calendar day See day1
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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Noun1.civil day - a day reckoned from midnight to midnightcivil day - a day reckoned from midnight to midnight
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"
day - a day assigned to a particular purpose or observance; "Mother's Day"
date - the particular day, month, or year (usually according to the Gregorian calendar) that an event occurred; "he tried to memorizes all the dates for his history class"
day of the week - any one of the seven days in a week
hebdomad, week - any period of seven consecutive days; "it rained for a week"
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"The organizations during (the civil day to maintain the constitution) will demand to end the constitutional violations and the deterioration of security and economic situation in the country," she added.
This universal day "is to begin for all the world at the moment of mean midnight of the initial meridian, coinciding with the beginning of the civil day and date of that meridian; and is to be counted from zero up to 24 hours".