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Princeton's WordNet

  1. day, daytime, daylightnoun

    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"


  1. daytimenoun

    The time during which there is daylight, as distinguished from the night; same as day, 1; as, during the daytime.


  1. daytimenoun

    The time of daylight; the time between sunrise and sunset.

  2. daytimeadjective

    Pertaining to daytime; appropriate to the day.

  3. daytimeadjective

    Happening during the day.

    daytime television

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Daytimenoun

    The time in which there is light, opposed to night.

    Etymology: day and time.

    In the daytime she sitteth in a watch-tower, and flieth most by night; that she mingleth things done with things not done, and that she is a terror to great cities. Francis Bacon, Essay 60.

    My ants never brought out their corn but in the night when the moon did shine, and kept it under ground in the daytime. Joseph Addison, Guardian, №. 156.


  1. Daytime

    Daytime as observed on Earth is the period of the day during which a given location experiences natural illumination from direct sunlight. Daytime occurs when the Sun appears above the local horizon, that is, anywhere on the globe's hemisphere facing the Sun. In direct sunlight the movement of the sun can be recorded and observed using a sundial that casts a shadow that slowly moves during the day. Other planets and natural satellites that rotate relative to a luminous primary body, such as a local star, also experience daytime, but this article primarily discusses daytime on Earth.


  1. daytime

    Daytime refers to the period of the day from sunrise to sunset, during which a specific location on Earth experiences natural light from the sun. It is characterized by the presence of visible light, warmth, and activities that typically occur when the sun is up. The hours of daytime can vary depending on geographical location, time of year, and can be contrasted with nighttime, the period of darkness where the sun is not visible.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Daytimenoun

    the time during which there is daylight, as distinguished from the night

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of daytime in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of daytime in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of daytime in a Sentence

  1. Tsuyoshi Ohta:

    We found that foreigners drink in the daytime, not like us who drink at night, usually at izakaya-style bars, we don't have that kind of culture.

  2. Meredith Montgomery:

    Daytime, individual dog-walking services may be beneficial as people return to nonessential services, providing food-filled Kongs or feeding toys and puzzles for cats and dogs can also be a way to keep their minds happy and engaged while we are away at work.

  3. Drew Barrymore:

    I loved going to her house, it was like a hacienda type of like beautiful home off of Coldwater Canyon, very Los Angeles. She just had a very open home. I’d been there for parties, her office in the daytime. It was classic, Spanish, California – sunshine, orange groves and creativity.

  4. Robert Thompson:

    She represents that generation when daytime television was still a broadcast TV phenomenon.

  5. Robert Thompson:

    [ Ellen ] was one of the anchor stores in the mall of daytime television, i think in many ways, she might be sort of the last of that era.

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