Definition of Daylight-saving time

1. Noun. Time during which clocks are set one hour ahead of local standard time; widely adopted during summer to provide extra daylight in the evenings.

Exact synonyms: Daylight Saving, Daylight Savings, Daylight-savings Time
Generic synonyms: Time



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Literary usage of Daylight-saving time

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1. Light's Labour's Lost: Policies for Energy-Efficient Lighting by Paul Waide, International Energy Agency, Satoshi Tanishima (2006)
"daylight-saving time The use of daylight-saving time is one of the oldest and most established means of reducing lighting energy consumption. ..."

2. Saving Electricity in a Hurry: Dealing with Temporary Shortfalls in ...by International Energy Agency by International Energy Agency (2005)
"Daylight Saving Time Even the clock can be harnessed to help during a truly ... Several studies have shown that implementing Daylight Saving Time (DST) ..."

3. Advanced Geography by Frank Morton McMurry, Almon Ernest Parkins (1921)
"For this reason, it has been found easy in many parts of the world during recent years to use what is called daylight-saving time throughout the lighter ..."

4. Minutes by Michigan State Board of Education (1878)
"RESOLUTION ON DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME At the Committee of the Whole meeting on January 23, 1974, Mrs. Annetta Miller added to the agenda for the February 5-6, ..."

5. The Fire Insurance Contract: Its History and Interpretation, Comp. and Ed by Insurance Society of New York (1922)
"Thus, the daylight saving time is standard in New York state although it differs from the time used by the railroads. In March, 1918, (Act of March 19, ..."

6. The North American Almanac (1922)
"At present the use of daylight-saving time is so irregular, ... If daylight-saving time is in effect in your district in the summer of 1922, one hour should ..."

7. The Fire Insurance Contract: Its History and Interpretation, Comp. and Ed by Insurance society of New York (1922)
"Thus, the daylight saving time is standard in New York state although it differs from the time used by the railroads. In March, 1918, (Act of March 19, ..."

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