solar day

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solar day (plural solar days)

  1. (astronomy) one day of solar time, the time between successive noons; the time in which a planet such as Earth apparently rotates once around its axis, relative to the sun (on Earth about 24 hours as an average - the length of solar day is not constant throughout the year)

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