daylight-savings time

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n daylight-savings 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
    • ***

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
***

In news:

Daylight saving time ending.
Am I the only one who has a love-hate relationship with daylight saving time.
Apparently the purpose of daylight saving time is to make better use of daylight .
Daylight Saving Time ends.
Garrett joined the SkyWACH Weather Team in April 2012 You can "WACH" his forecast Saturday and Sunday on WACH Fox News at 10 p.m. Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 am Sunday.
Don't adjust schedules with daylight saving time.
We agree with Cybil Bateman that the time has come to eliminate daylight saving time.
Lets here it for Daylight Saving Time.
Daylight saving time comes to an end this weekend.
Doubling our daylight saving time.
My husband Art hates daylight saving time — and the great leap backward to standard time.
LAS CRUCES — The end of daylight saving time brings an increase of grousing everywhere and, studies have shown, more car crashes in most places.
I don't like Daylight Saving Time.
Daylight Savings Time is back.
The end of daylight saving time Sunday brought the return of once-a-week lawn-watering restrictions in much of Central Florida.
***