Definitions for nychthemeron

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word nychthemeron

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. nychthemeron(Noun)

    A period of one day and one night, a date : in the West, this is a period of 24 consecutive hours.

  2. Origin: From νυχθήμερον, noun use of the neuter singular form of νυχθήμερος, from νύξ + ἡμέρα.

FreebaseRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Nychthemeron

    Nychthemeron, occasionally nycthemeron or nuchthemeron is a period of 24 consecutive hours. It is sometimes used, especially in technical literature, to avoid the ambiguity inherent in the term day. It is the period of time that a calendar normally labels with a date.

Translation

Find a translation for the nychthemeron definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these nychthemeron definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"nychthemeron." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 5 Mar. 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/nychthemeron>.

Are we missing a good definition for nychthemeron? Don't keep it to yourself...


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for nychthemeron:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.