pre daytime

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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