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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

day′light sav′ing(n.)

(or sav′ings )

  1. the practice of advancing standard time by one hour in the spring of each year and of setting it back by one hour in the fall in order to gain an extra period of daylight during the early evening.

    Category: Horology

Origin of daylight saving:

1905–10

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

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