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n 1: time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis; “two
days later they left”
; “they put on two performances
; “there are 30,000 passengers per day”
, solar day
, mean solar day
2: some point or period in time; “it should arrive any day
; “after that day she never trusted him again”
were the days”
; “these days it is not unusual”
3: 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”
4: a day assigned to a particular purpose or observance;
5: the recurring hours when you are not sleeping (especially
those when you are working); “my day began early this
; “it was a busy day on the stock exchange”
called it a day and went to bed”
6: an era of existence or influence; “in the day of the
; “in the days of the Roman Empire”
; “in the
days of sailing ships”
; “he was a successful pianist in
7: a period of opportunity; “he deserves his day in court”
“every dog has his day”
8: the period of time taken by a particular planet (e.g. Mars)
to make a complete rotation on its axis; “how long is a
day on Jupiter?”
9: the time for one complete rotation of the earth relative to
a particular star, about 4 minutes shorter than a mean
solar day [syn: sidereal day
10: United States writer best known for his autobiographical
works (1874-1935) [syn: Clarence Day
, Clarence Shepard Day Jr.
English → English
(d[=a]), n. [OE. day, dai, dei, AS. d[ae]g; akin to
OS., D., Dan., & Sw. dag, G. tag, Icel. dagr, Goth. dags; cf.
Skr. dah (for dhagh ?) to burn. [root]69. Cf. Dawn
1. The time of light, or interval between one night and the
next; the time between sunrise and sunset, or from dawn to
darkness; hence, the light; sunshine; -- also called
[1913 Webster +PJC]
2. The period of the earth's revolution on its axis. --
ordinarily divided into twenty-four hours. It is measured
by the interval between two successive transits of a
celestial body over the same meridian, and takes a
specific name from that of the body. Thus, if this is the
sun, the day (the interval between two successive transits
of the sun's center over the same meridian) is called a
; if it is a star, a sidereal day
; if it is
the moon, a lunar day
. See Civil day
, Sidereal day
3. Those hours, or the daily recurring period, allotted by
usage or law for work.
4. A specified time or period; time, considered with
reference to the existence or prominence of a person or
thing; age; time.
A man who was great among the Hellenes of his day.
If my debtors do not keep their day, . . .
I must with patience all the terms attend. --Dryden.
5. (Preceded by the) Some day in particular, as some day of
contest, some anniversary, etc.
The field of Agincourt,
Fought on the day of Crispin Crispianus. --Shak.
His name struck fear, his conduct won the day.
Note: Day is much used in self-explaining compounds; as,
daybreak, daylight, workday, etc.
. See Anniversary
, a period equal to the mean solar day, but
beginning at noon instead of at midnight, its twenty-four
hours being numbered from 1 to 24; also, the sidereal day,
as that most used by astronomers.
. See under Born
. See Dog day
, the mean solar day, used in the ordinary
reckoning of time, and among most modern nations beginning
at mean midnight; its hours are usually numbered in two
series, each from 1 to 12. This is the period recognized
by courts as constituting a day. The Babylonians and
Hindoos began their day at sunrise, the Athenians and Jews
at sunset, the ancient Egyptians and Romans at midnight.
. (Med.) See Nyctalopia
Day by day
, or Day after day
, daily; every day;
continually; without intermission of a day. See under
. “Day by day we magnify thee.”
--Book of Common
Days in bank
(Eng. Law), certain stated days for the return
of writs and the appearance of parties; -- so called
because originally peculiar to the Court of Common Bench,
or Bench (bank) as it was formerly termed. --Burrill.
Day in court
, a day for the appearance of parties in a
Days of devotion
(R. C. Ch.), certain festivals on which
devotion leads the faithful to attend mass. --Shipley.
Days of grace
. See Grace
Days of obligation
(R. C. Ch.), festival days when it is
obligatory on the faithful to attend Mass. --Shipley.
, (Zo["o]l.), an owl that flies by day. See Hawk owl
(Eng. Law), an order of court (now abolished)
allowing a prisoner, under certain circumstances, to go
beyond the prison limits for a single day.
, one which the pupils attend only in daytime, in
distinction from a boarding school.
. (Med.) See Hemeralopia
(Naut.), the account or reckoning of a ship's
course for twenty-four hours, from noon to noon.
From day to day
, as time passes; in the course of time; as,
he improves from day to day.
, the time between sunset and sunset.
Mean solar day
(Astron.), the mean or average of all the
apparent solar days of the year.
, One of these days
, at an uncertain time, usually
of the future, rarely of the past; sooner or later.
“Well, niece, I hope to see you one day fitted with a
Only from day to day
, without certainty of continuance;
, the interval between two successive transits
of the first point of Aries over the same meridian. The
Sidereal day is 23 h. 56 m. 4.09 s. of mean solar time.
To win the day
, to gain the victory, to be successful. --S.
, any day of the week except Sunday; a working day.
(a) A day when work may be legally done, in distinction
from Sundays and legal holidays.
(b) The number of hours, determined by law or custom,
during which a workman, hired at a stated price per
day, must work to be entitled to a day's pay.