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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In some places in the South, if a Black person wanted to hunt and keep in mind that most families were fed that way, they had to get permission from the sheriff for a twenty-four hour period for hunting.
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.
He said such work was completed in as little time as possible in other countries such as Greece and the UK with a number of construction crews working in shifts over a twenty-four hour period.
Nearly the entire tale takes place within a twenty-four hour period of time.
Within a twenty-four hour period the 5th Australian Division had suffered 5,533 casualties, of which 1,780 were killed, and the 61st British Division suffered the loss of 1,547 men killed, wounded or taken prisoner.
At the end of June, Kaspersky detected over five different variants within a twenty-four hour period.
The sheet says to take one tablet per twenty-four hour period, and it adds an admonitory note: "Remember .
02 million raised in a twenty-four hour period on December 16th, breaking all previous single-day fundraising records.
Individual Home/Office units produce 8 gallons of drinking water over a twenty-four hour period.
Within a twenty-four hour period from the live webcast, a replay of the audio webcast may be accessed for 14 days after the event at the same URL.