Definition of Double Summer Time in English:

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Double Summer Time

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun

[mass noun]
Daylight saving time in which clocks are set two hours ahead of standard time, used in Britain during the Second World War.
Example sentences
  • During the Second World War, double summer time (2 hours in advance of GMT) was introduced and was used for the period when, normally ordinary summer time would have been in force.

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