one day's supply

one day's supply

A unit or quantity of supplies adopted as a standard of measurement, used in estimating the average daily expenditure under stated conditions. It may also be expressed in terms of a factor, e.g., rounds of ammunition per weapon per day.
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The Hanukkah menorah, also known as a hanukkiyah, lights up homes in honor of the Jewish holiday that commemorates the miracle of the oil that lasted for eight days when there was just one day's supply for the temple.
Flynn was concerned that daily supply runs only delivered one day's supply of ammunition for training.
Where we already know the water utility is not reliable, we may need storage tanks of at least one day's supply, should the utility not deliver.
After the first light on the menorah is lighted, another light is added each night during the eight days of Hanukkah, symbolizing the eight days for which the Maccabees said one day's supply of oil miraculously burned in ancient Jerusalem.
Logisticians traditionally would send a unit one day's supply of everything across the classes of materiel, to include food, water, construction supplies and ammunition, among other things, Goulding said.
It also refers to a legend of one day's supply of the holy oil miraculously lasting eight days.
Dublin City Council chief engineer Michael Phillips also warned their stocks of salt for gritting are down to one day's supply.
He and his co-pilot survived four days in the Sahara, with only one day's supply of liquids.
At Station Road Board School, Aston, I have since discovered, our evacuation was planned a year before the outbreak of war and on September 28, 1938, a meeting with parents was held at the school to arrange for the distribution of gas masks, the amount of hand luggage to be taken, and the need for one day's supply of food.
STAY FRESH: Just put one day's supply of fresh fruit out
One day's supply costs pounds 14 and a week's kit is pounds 80.
Massey has seen firsthand the need for water wells in the poverty- stricken African nation of Malawi, where women walk up to six hours for one day's supply of polluted water swarming with bacteria.