Definition of daylight saving time noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


daylight saving time

BrE BrE//ˌdeɪlaɪt ˈseɪvɪŋ taɪm//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdeɪlaɪt ˈseɪvɪŋ taɪm//
(abbreviation DST) (also daylight time) (both North American English) (British English summer time) [uncountable]
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the period during which in some countries the clocks are put forward one hour, so that it is light for an extra hour in the evening
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: daylight saving time

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