Definitions for daylight saving

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word daylight saving

Princeton's WordNet

  1. daylight-saving time, daylight-savings time, daylight saving, daylight savings(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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Edward Markey, quoted in Associated Press, July 22, 2005:

    The beauty of daylight-saving time is that it just makes everyone feel sunnier.

  2. Natalie Dautovich:

    With Daylight Saving Time, we experience a desynchronization with the daylight cycle, the clock time, and our sleep-wake rhythm.

  3. Robertson Davies, The Diary of Samuel Marchbanks, 1947:

    I object to being told that I am saving daylight when my reason tells me that I am doing nothing of the kind... At the back of the Daylight Saving scheme, I detect the bony, blue-fingered hand of Puritanism, eager to push people into bed earlier, and get them up earlier, to make them healthy, wealthy, and wise in spite of themselves.


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