yestersol

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

yester- +‎ sol (Martian day), by analogy with yesterday.

Adverb[edit]

yestersol (not comparable)

  1. On the sol before the present one.
    • 2001, Mary Turzillo, "Mars is No Place for Children", in Nebula Awards Showcase 2001: The Year's Best SF and Fantasy Chosen by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America (ed. Robert Silverberg), Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (2001), ISBN 9780151005819, page 61:
      But yestersol he took Mother into the old middle-pressure greenhouse (the little one they built when they first arrived here) and got her involved in a long discussion.
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Noun[edit]

yestersol (plural yestersols)

  1. The sol before the present one.
    • 2003, Sue Vorenberg, "Mars Central", Albuquerque Tribune, 19 December 2003:
      "We'll basically be waking up in the Mars morning, which will be 47 minutes later each day, and uploading our commands from 'yestersol,'" he said.
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