mean solar day


noun


Nearby words

  1. mean line,
  2. mean noon,
  3. mean planet,
  4. mean proportional,
  5. mean sea level,
  6. mean solar time,
  7. mean square,
  8. mean square deviation,
  9. mean sun,
  10. mean time

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British Dictionary definitions for mean solar day

mean solar day

noun

the time between two successive passages of the mean sun across the meridian at noon. It is equal to 24 hours 3 minutes and 56.555 seconds of mean sidereal time
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Science definitions for mean solar day

mean solar day

See under solar time.
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