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Day (IPA: /ˈdeɪ/)


Day (n.)

The time of light, or interval between one night and the next; the time between sunrise and sunset, or from dawn to darkness; hence, the light; sunshine.

Day (n.)

The period of the earth's revolution on its axis. -- ordinarily divided into twenty-four hours. It is measured by the interval between two successive transits of a celestial body over the same meridian, and takes a specific name from that of the body. Thus, if this is the sun, the day (the interval between two successive transits of the sun's center over the same meridian) is called a solar day; if it is a star, a sidereal day; if it is the moon, a lunar day. See Civil day, Sidereal day, below.

Day (n.)

Those hours, or the daily recurring period, allotted by usage or law for work.

Day (n.)

A specified time or period; time, considered with reference to the existence or prominence of a person or thing; age; time.

Day (n.)

(Preceded by the) Some day in particular, as some day of contest, some anniversary, etc.

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A genus of plants (Hemerocallis) closely resembling true lilies, but having tuberous rootstocks instead of bulbs. The common species have long narrow leaves and either yellow or tawny-orange flowers.

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A genus of plants (Funkia) differing from the last in having ovate veiny leaves, and large white or blue flowers.

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Unit of time lasting 24 hours

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Village in China

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Adamawa language of southern Chad

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Town in Marathon County, Wisconsin, United States

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Marble sculpture by Michelangelo

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "the future will one day be the present and will seem as unimportant as the present does now." - W. Somerset Maugham

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "Bad day at the office ?" It's always a bad day at the office, insofar as the office exists in the first place ."" - Charles Stross

Example Sentence (Quote)

" "There were some technical questions on the day of vote Unfortunately, the bill was vetoed by a minority ." (2015)" - Leung Chun-ying

Example Sentence (Quote)

" (After slapping John's face on her wedding day) This is the happiest day of my life. I don't ever want you to forget it!" - Beaches (film)

Example Sentence (Quote)

"*I could keep this up til the day I die!."" - Samurai Warriors


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