apparent solar day


noun Astronomy.

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

Nearby words

  1. apparent,
  2. apparent candlepower,
  3. apparent horizon,
  4. apparent magnitude,
  5. apparent movement,
  6. apparent temperature,
  7. apparent time,
  8. apparent wind,
  9. apparentement,
  10. apparently

Origin of apparent solar day

First recorded in 1910–15

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