apparent solar day

apparent solar day

noun Astronomy.
the period of time between two successive passages of the sun's center across the same meridian.

Origin:
1910–15

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To apparent solar day
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: apparent movement
Next Definition: apparent temperature
Words Near: apparent solar day
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for apparent solar day
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing apparent solar day
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Image for apparent solar day
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature