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Engelsk substantiv: day

1. day (om tid) time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningTwo days later they left.
They put on two performances every day.
There are 30,000 passengers per day.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)24-hour interval, mean solar day, solar day, twenty-four hour period, twenty-four hours

Mindre spesifikke uttrykktime unit, unit of time

Mere spesifikke uttrykkdate, date, day of the month, eve, morrow, today, tomorrow, yesterday

Omfatter disse spesifikke uttrykk60 minutes, dark, day, daylight, daytime, high noon, hour, hr, midday, night, nighttime, noon, noonday, noontide, twelve noon

2. day (om tid) some point or period in time

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIt should arrive any day now.
After that day she never trusted him again.
Those were the days.
These days it is not unusual.

Mindre spesifikke uttrykktime

Mere spesifikke uttrykkcrack of doom, Day of Judgement, Day of Judgment, day of reckoning, Doomsday, end of the world, eschaton, Judgement Day, Judgment Day, Last Day, Last Judgement, Last Judgment, off-day

3. day (om tid) a day assigned to a particular purpose or observance

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningMother's Day.

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkcalendar day, civil day

Mere spesifikke uttrykkAdmission Day, All Fools' day, Allhallows Eve, American Indian Day, anniversary, April 14, April Fools', April Fools' day, Arbor Day, Armed Forces Day, bissextile day, Cinco de Mayo, Citizenship Day, commencement day, Davis' Birthday, day of remembrance, December 31, degree day, election day, Father's Day, February 12, February 14, February 2, February 22, February 29, field day, field day, First of May, Flag Day, Groundhog Day, Hallowe'en, Halloween, holiday, ides, Inauguration Day, January 19, January 20, Jefferson Davis' Birthday, June 14, June 23, June 3, leap day, Lee's Birthday, Lincoln's Birthday, March 17, March 2, market day, May 1, May Day, Midsummer Eve, Midsummer Night, Mother's Day, New Year's Eve, November 5, October 24, Pan American Day, Patriot's Day, payday, polling day, rag day, red-letter day, Robert E Lee Day, Robert E Lee's Birthday, Saint Patrick's Day, Saint Valentine's Day, saint's day, school day, September 17, speech day, St John's Eve, St John's Night, St Patrick's Day, St Valentine's Day, Tet, Texas Independence Day, United Nations Day, V-day, Valentine Day, Valentine's Day, Victory Day, Walpurgis Night, washday, washing day, Washington's Birthday, wedding day

4. day (om tid) the time after sunrise and before sunset while it is light outside

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe dawn turned night into day.
It is easier to make the repairs in the daytime.

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)daylight, daytime

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkperiod, period of time, time period

Mere spesifikke uttrykkafternoon, eve, even, evening, eventide, midafternoon

Omfatter disse spesifikke uttrykkforenoon, morn, morning, morning time

Omfatter disse overordnede uttrykkene24-hour interval, day, mean solar day, solar day, twenty-four hour period, twenty-four hours

Uttrykk med motsatt betydning (antonymer)night, nighttime, dark

5. day (om tid) the recurring hours when you are not sleeping (especially those when you are working)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningMy day began early this morning.
It was a busy day on the stock exchange.
She called it a day and went to bed.

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkwork time

Mere spesifikke uttrykkworkday, working day

6. day (om tid) an era of existence or influence

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIn the day of the dinosaurs.
In the days of the Roman Empire.
In the days of sailing ships.
He was a successful pianist in his day.

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkepoch, era

7. day (om tid) the period of time taken by a particular planet (e.g. Mars) to make a complete rotation on its axis

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHow long is a day on Jupiter?.

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkperiod, period of time, time period

Mere spesifikke uttrykklunar day

8. day (om tid) the time for one complete rotation of the earth relative to a particular star, about 4 minutes shorter than a mean solar day

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)sidereal day

Mindre spesifikke uttrykksidereal time, time unit, unit of time

9. day (om tilstand) a period of opportunity

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe deserves his day in court.
Every dog has his day.

Mindre spesifikke uttrykkchance, opportunity

10. Day (om person) United States writer best known for his autobiographical works (1874-1935)

Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)Clarence Day, Clarence Shepard Day Jr.

Eksempler på mindre spesifikke uttrykkauthor, writer

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