Mean Solar Day
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Definition of the noun mean solar day
What does mean solar day mean as a name of something?
- time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis
- lexical domain: Time - nouns denoting time and temporal relations
- synonyms of mean solar day: 24-hour interval / day / solar day / twenty-four hour period / twenty-four hours
- more generic terms: time unit / unit of time = a unit for measuring time periods
- more specific terms:
- daylight / daytime / day = the time after sunrise and before sunset while it is light outside
- twelve noon / high noon / noontide / noonday / midday / noon = the middle of the day
- nighttime / night / dark = the time after sunset and before sunrise while it is dark outside
- 60 minutes / hour / hr = a period of time equal to 1/24th of a day
Alternative definition of the noun mean solar day
- the average length of a solar day, used for practical timekeeping
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by Michael Inglis
The mean solar day is the time interval we are all used to, in day-to-day time- keeping. Greenwich Mean Time, GMT, is the mean solar time at the longitude of Greenwich, England, starting from midnight. It is also known (more correctly) as ...
An Introduction to the theory and practice of plane and spherical trigonometry, and the orthographic and stereographic projections of the spheres, etc (1826)
by Thomas KEITH (Teacher of Mathematics.)
A mean solar day is a period not marked out by any observable phenomena, but an artificial intcrvgl of time. The time elapsed from the sun's leaving the meridian on any day till it returns to the same meridian the next day is called a true so 'ar ...
by Michael Inglis
The mean solar day is the time interval we are all used to in day-to-day timekeeping. Greenwich Mean Time, GMT, is the mean solar time at the longitude of Greenwich, England, starting from midnight. It is also known (more correctly) as ...
A Resource Book and Annotated Bibliography by Jon E. Roeckelein
Mean solar day is the interval between successive transits of the lower meridian by the mean sun containing 86,400 seconds of mean solar time. The term minute is defined as a unit of time equal to the 60th part of an hour and containing 60 ...
Science and Civilisation in China: Volume 3, Mathematics and the Sciences of the Heavens and the Earth (1959)
by Joseph Needham
The mean solar day is the length of the true solar days averaged over a tropic year. The difference between mean solar time and true solar time at any instant is known as the equation of time. (c) BIBLIOGRAPHICAL NOTES (1) The History of ...
by Joseph A. Angelo
mean solar day The duration of one rotation of Earth on its axis, with respect to the uniform motion of...
The Encyclopaedia Britannica (1902)
latest edition. A dictionary of arts, sciences and general literature by Day Otis Kellogg, William Robertson Smith
But it will not be until we consider the actual nature of the motion by which the sun's annual apparent motion is explained, that we need inquire into the exact relation between the mean solar day and the' sidereal day.
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