time of day

Definitions of time of day
  1. noun
    clock time
    synonyms: hour
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    high noon, midday, noon, noonday, noontide, twelve noon
    the middle of the day
    the hour at which a meal is habitually or customarily eaten
    late-night hour
    the latter part of night
    12 o'clock at night; the middle of the night
    small hours
    the hours just after midnight
    the time you go to bed
    closing time
    the regular time of day when an establishment closes to the public
    aurora, break of day, break of the day, cockcrow, dawn, dawning, daybreak, dayspring, first light, morning, sunrise, sunup
    the first light of day
    early-morning hour
    an hour early in the morning
    sundown, sunset
    the time in the evening at which the sun begins to fall below the horizon
    crepuscle, crepuscule, dusk, evenfall, fall, gloam, gloaming, nightfall, twilight
    the time of day immediately following sunset
    a canonical hour that is the ninth hour of the day counting from sunrise
    happy hour
    the time of day when a bar sells alcoholic drinks at a reduced price
    rush hour
    the times at the beginning and end of the working day when many people are traveling to or from work
    zero hour
    the time set for the start of an action or operation
    canonical hour
    (Roman Catholic Church) one of seven specified times for prayer
    breakfast time
    the customary or habitual hour for eating breakfast
    lunch period, lunchtime
    the customary or habitual hour for eating lunch
    dinnertime, suppertime
    the customary or habitual hour for the evening meal
    a prescribed bedtime
    a shortening of nightfall
    matins, morning prayer
    the first canonical hour; at daybreak
    the second canonical hour; about 6 a.m.
    terce, tierce
    the third canonical hour; about 9 a.m.
    the fourth of the seven canonical hours; about noon
    the fifth of the seven canonical hours; about 3 p.m.
    evensong, vespers
    the sixth of the seven canonical hours of the divine office; early evening; now often made a public service on Sundays
    complin, compline
    last of the seven canonical hours just before retiring
    type of:
    clock time, time
    a reading of a point in time as given by a clock
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