A day is a unit of time. In common usage, it is an interval equal to 24 hours. It also can mean the consecutive period of time during which the Sun is above the horizon of a location, also known as daytime. The period of time measured from local noon to the following local noon is called a solar day.
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... In Western Christianity, All Souls' Day, also known as the Commemoration of All Faithful Departed, is observed principally in the Catholic Church, although some churches of Anglican Communion and the Old ... The Eastern Orthodox Church observes several All Souls' Days during the year ... languages the celebration, not necessarily on the same date, is known as Day of the Dead ...
... Christian Feast Day Engelbert II of Berg Herculanus of Perugia Prosdocimus Vicente Liem de la Paz Willibrord November 7 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics ... (Tunisia) National Day, after Treaty of Pyrenees ... Catalonia) National Revolution and Solidarity Day (Bangladesh) October Revolution Day (the Soviet Union (former, official), modern Russia (unofficial), Belarus, Kyrgyzstan) ...
... February 24 is the 55th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar ... There are 310 days remaining until the end of the year (311 in leap years) ... By Roman custom, February 24 is the day added to a leap year in the Julian calendar ...
... To distinguish between a full day and daytime, the word nychthemeron (from Greek for a night and a day) may be used in English for the former, or more colloquially the term 24 hours ... Other languages also have a separate word for a full day, such as vuorokausi in Finnish, ööpäev in Estonian, dygn in Swedish, døgn in Danish, døgn in Norwegian, s ... In Italian, giorno is used to indicate a full day, while dì means daytime ...
28 Iyar Jerusalem Day marks the 1967 reunification of Jerusalem and The Temple Mount under Jewish rule during the Six-Day War almost 1900 years after ...
More definitions of "day":
- (noun): An era of existence or influence.
Example: "In the day of the dinosaurs"; "in the days of the Roman Empire"; "in the days of sailing ships"; "he was a successful pianist in his day"
- (noun): United States writer best known for his autobiographical works (1874-1935).
Synonyms: Clarence Day, Clarence Shepard Day Jr.
- (noun): The period of time taken by a particular planet (e.g. Mars) to make a complete rotation on its axis.
Example: "How long is a day on Jupiter?"
- (noun): Some point or period in time.
Example: "It should arrive any day now"; "after that day she never trusted him again"; "those were the days"; "these days it is not unusual"
- (noun): The time after sunrise and before sunset while it is light outside.
Example: "The dawn turned night into day"
Synonyms: daytime, daylight
- (noun): A period of opportunity.
Example: "He deserves his day in court"; "every dog has his day"
- (noun): A day assigned to a particular purpose or observance.
Example: "Mother's Day"
- (noun): The recurring hours when you are not sleeping (especially those when you are working).
Example: "My day began early this morning"; "it was a busy day on the stock exchange"; "she called it a day and went to bed"
- (noun): The time for one complete rotation of the earth relative to a particular star, about 4 minutes shorter than a mean solar day.
Synonyms: sidereal day
Famous quotes containing the word day:
“I sang as one
Who on a tilting deck sings
To keep mens courage up, though the wake hangs
That shall cut off their sun.”
—Cecil Day Lewis (19041972)
“SundayA day given over by Americans to wishing that they themselves were dead and in Heaven, and that their neighbors were dead and in Hell.”
—H.L. (Henry Lewis)
“The end crowns all;
And that old common arbitrator, Time,
Will one day end it.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)