mean solar time

mean solar time
noun Astronomy time reckoned by the motion of the mean sun (such as is shown by an ordinary clock). Compare with apparent time.

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  • mean solar time — n. time based on the mean sun: used as the basis for standard time because it has exactly equal divisions: also mean time …   English World dictionary

  • mean solar time — vidutinis saulinis laikas statusas T sritis Standartizacija ir metrologija apibrėžtis Laikas, pagrįstas tolygiuoju įsivaizduojamo taško judėjimu dangaus pusiauju, kuris vyksta taip, kad pavasario lygiadienio tašką Saulė ir tas įsivaizduojamasis… …   Penkiakalbis aiškinamasis metrologijos terminų žodynas

  • mean solar time — mean′ so′lar time n. astron. time measured by the hour angle of the mean sun. Also called mean′ time …   From formal English to slang

  • mean solar time — noun (astronomy) time based on the motion of the mean sun (an imaginary sun moving uniformly along the celestial equator) • Syn: ↑mean time • Topics: ↑astronomy, ↑uranology • Hypernyms: ↑time unit, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • mean solar time — Astron. time measured by the hour angle of the mean sun. Also called mean time. * * * …   Universalium

  • mean solar time — noun see mean time …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • mean solar time — noun → mean time …  

  • mean solar time — A measure of time calculated upon the motion of a fictitious sun called the mean sun, which is imagined to move with perfect uniformity, being sometimes behind the true sun, and sometimes in advance of it. Anno: 143 ALR 1238 …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • mean sun time — See mean solar time …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • solar time — Time as measured by what appears to be the daily transit of the sun, caused by the rotation of the earth. 52 Am J1st Time § 2. See local sun time; mean solar time; standard time; sun time or standard …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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