daylight-saving time

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n daylight-saving time 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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Usage

In literature:

And then there is this Daylight Saving time mix-up.
"Plum Pudding" by Christopher Morley
See, it says right here: 'The time shown in this folder is Eastern Standard Time, one hour slower than Daylight-Saving Time.
"Love Conquers All" by Robert C. Benchley
Our cellar vigil began at ten p. m., daylight saving time, and as it continued we found no promise of pertinent developments.
"The Shunned House" by Howard Phillips Lovecraft
Once upon a time there was a poor woodcutter who worked from daylight to dark, and as he spent little he saved some money.
"Bluebeard" by Clifton Johnson
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In news:

Daylight Saving Time pretty much pointless.
How much sleep have I lost worrying about daylight saving time.
A full week later, I'm still savoring the extra hour of sleep I got last Sunday morning at 2 am when daylight saving time officially ended for 2012.
A study shows that daylight saving time does not actually save time or energy.
MIND & BODY: Effects Of The End Of Daylight Saving Time.
Daylight Saving Time has ended, which means you get an extra precious hour of sleep.
Let's Talk Pella – Daylight Saving Time Safety Tips.
Pella Fire Chief Doug Van Gorkom and Pella Ambulance Director Doug Polking tell us some things to check up on around Daylight Saving Time changes to keep safe.
Daylight savings time has come and gone over the weekend, but area emergency management teams are reminding residents its a good time to do some checks around the house.
Is Daylight Saving Time canceled in New York State this year due to Hurricane Sandy.
Get rid of daylight saving time.
Science reporter Dan Vergano answers a reader question about why daylight saving time still exists.
Daylight saving time ends officially at 2 am Sunday and won't be seen again until March 10, 2013.
Falling back for the end of daylight savings time may have thrown off your schedule, but it doesn't have to throw off your style.
Daylight Savings Time ended at 2:00 am It will now be getting dark an hour earlier, but at least we gain back the hour of sleep we lost last spring.
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