(also daylight time)
noun[mass noun] North American
Time as adjusted to achieve longer evening daylight in summer by setting the clocks an hour ahead of the standard time. Compare with summer 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.
Definition of daylight saving time in:
- The US English dictionary