time measured by the hour angle of the mean sun.
- Also called mean time .
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How to use mean solar time in a sentence
The difference between the corrected time and 12 o'clock will be the correction of your watch referred to local mean solar time.A Text-Book of Astronomy | George C. Comstock
In the 17th century it was a favourite device to make a clock show sidereal time as well as mean solar time.
It was half-past three by mean solar time for that particular longitude.The British Barbarians | Grant Allen