daytime

[dey-tahym]
noun
1.
the time between sunrise and sunset.
adjective
2.
occurring, done, presented, etc., during the day: daytime television.
Compare nighttime.


Origin:
1525–35; day + time

predaytime, noun
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daytime (ˈdeɪˌtaɪm)
 
n
the time between dawn and dusk; the day as distinct from evening or night

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daytime
1530s, from day + time.
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Example sentences
The zonation is based on the daytime distribution of animals.
In the daytime they had the range of a hall, and at night retired each to his
  own bed, never intruding into that of another.
Here, with trees behind them blocking the sun, during the daytime the openings
  are dark voids and light bounces off the remainder.
Special daytime parking arrangements for the heavy load have to be worked out
  with towns along the route.
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