Definition of daylight saving time in English:

daylight saving time

Syllabification: day·light sav·ing time
(also daylight savings time)


North American
  • Time as adjusted to achieve longer evening daylight, especially in summer, by setting the clocks an hour ahead of the standard time.
    More example sentences
    • Forget to set your clock for daylight saving time?
    • I know we have adjusted for daylight saving time, but we can still work out that Parliament starts at 2 o'clock.
    • This weekend Australians will be changing their clocks to daylight saving time, with the usual ensuing confusion.

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