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equation time
equation of time
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noun
Astronomy
.
apparent time minus
mean
solar time, ranging from minus 14 minutes in February to over 16 minutes in November.
Origin:
1720–30
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equation of time
—
n
the difference between apparent solar time and mean solar time, being at a maximum in February (over 14 minutes) and November (over 16 minutes)
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