twenty-four hour period

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Noun1.twenty-four hour period - time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axistwenty-four hour period - 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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Over a twenty-four hour period, the bioblitz will aim to record as many species on the site as possible - with the possibility of rare species being discovered during the survey.
In its world premiere, Dolphins follows the intricately intertwined stories of three people within a twenty-four hour period. Set in his home emirate, the film features the character Saud, an only child who struggles to come to terms with his parents' separation.
By an in-depth examination of the twenty-four hour period after the attack on December 7, 1941, he seeks to show how Franklin Roosevelt's leadership and character--calm, decisive, and optimistic--soothed the chaos of the day and buoyed both his divided administration and the stunned nation.