- the time between sunrise and sunset.
- occurring, done, presented, etc., during the day: daytime television.
Origin of daytime
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Examples from the Web for daytime
The news should have been handed out during the daytime, McPhearson said, when protests would have been were more peaceful.This Week's Riots Are Part of America's Long History of Racial Rage
November 29, 2014
Meredith did some high-kicking with the Rockettes, and then breezed through a checklist of daytime staples: Fabulous prizes?Will Meredith Vieira Ever Stop Crying? Her Emotional Daytime TV Debut
September 8, 2014
The battle-scarred daytime TV vet agrees that Vieira could survive and even thrive, but offers a cautionary note.
“There are actually three type of shows that succeed in daytime,” says the producer.
One of their first observations about daytime sleep was that the dreaded mid-afternoon slump is part of human nature.13 Tips for the Best Nap Ever
August 12, 2014
He would think you dreamed, as all people do, of what they think of in the daytime.Tales And Novels, Volume 3 (of 10)
You don't suppose it would walk in the grove in the daytime, do you?Good Indian
B. M. Bower
What delighted Pierre was that nothing of all the daytime junketing remained.
In the vicinity of the Grotto one could see now as clearly as in the daytime.
He could see even better in the night than in the daytime, so he was a fine watchman.Classic Myths
Mary Catherine Judd
- the time between dawn and dusk; the day as distinct from evening or night
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Word Origin and History for daytime
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