twenty-four hour period

Definitions of twenty-four hour period
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n time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis

Synonyms:
24-hour interval, day, mean solar day, solar day, twenty-four hours
Examples:
6 June 1944
date of the Allied landing in France, World War II
Types:
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tomorrow
the day after today
today
the day that includes the present moment (as opposed to yesterday or tomorrow)
yesterday
the day immediately before today
morrow
the next day
eve
the day before
date, day of the month
the specified day of the month
date
a particular day specified as the time something happens
due date, maturity, maturity date
the date on which an obligation must be repaid
future date
a particular day in the future that is specified as the time something will happen
rain date
an alternative date set for some outdoor event in case it rains on the appointed date
sell-by date
a date stamped on perishable produce indicating the date by which it should be sold
birthday, natal day
the date on which a person was born
Type of:
time unit, unit of time
a unit for measuring time periods

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