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Everyday vs. Day

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Everydayadjective

appropriate for ordinary use, rather than for special occasions

Daynoun

Any period of 24 hours.

‘I've been here for two days and a bit.’;

Everydayadjective

commonplace, ordinary

Daynoun

A period from midnight to the following midnight.

‘The day begins at midnight.’;

Everydayadverb

misspelling of every day

Daynoun

(astronomy) Rotational period of a planet (especially Earth).

‘A day on Mars is slightly over 24 hours.’;

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Everydaynoun

the ordinary or routine day or occasion

Daynoun

The part of a day period which one spends at one’s job, school, etc.

‘I worked two days last week.’;

Everydayadjective

Used or fit for every day; common; usual; as, an everyday suit of clothes.

‘The mechanical drudgery of his everyday employment.’;

Daynoun

Part of a day period between sunrise and sunset where one enjoys daylight; daytime.

‘day and night;’; ‘I work at night and sleep during the day.’;

Everydayadjective

found in the ordinary course of events;

‘a placid everyday scene’; ‘it was a routine day’; ‘there's nothing quite like a real...train conductor to add color to a quotidian commute’;

Daynoun

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

‘Every dog has its day.’;

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Everydayadjective

suited for everyday use;

‘casual clothes’; ‘everyday clothes’;

Daynoun

A period of contention of a day or less.

‘The day belonged to the Allies.’;

Everydayadjective

commonplace and ordinary;

‘the familiar everyday world’;

Daynoun

(meteorology) A 24-hour period beginning at 6am or sunrise.

‘Your 8am forecast: The high for the day will be 30 and the low, before dawn, will be 10.’;

Everydayadjective

happening or used every day; daily

‘everyday chores like shopping and housework’;

Dayverb

To spend a day (in a place).

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Everydayadjective

commonplace

‘everyday drugs like aspirin’;

Daynoun

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; - also called daytime.

Everydayadverb

each day; daily

‘I get up at six every day’;

Daynoun

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.

Daynoun

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

Daynoun

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

‘A man who was great among the Hellenes of his day.’; ‘If my debtors do not keep their day, . . . I must with patience all the terms attend.’;

Daynoun

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

‘The field of Agincourt,Fought on the day of Crispin Crispianus.’; ‘His name struck fear, his conduct won the day.’;

Daynoun

time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis;

‘two days later they left’; ‘they put on two performances every day’; ‘there are 30,000 passengers per day’;

Daynoun

some point or period in time;

‘it should arrive any day now’; ‘after that day she never trusted him again’; ‘those were the days’; ‘these days it is not unusual’;

Daynoun

the time after sunrise and before sunset while it is light outside;

‘the dawn turned night into day’; ‘it is easier to make the repairs in the daytime’;

Daynoun

a day assigned to a particular purpose or observance;

‘Mother's Day’;

Daynoun

the recurring hours when you are not sleeping (especially those when you are working);

‘my day began early this morning’; ‘it was a busy day on the stock exchange’; ‘she called it a day and went to bed’;

Daynoun

an era of existence or influence;

‘in 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’;

Daynoun

a period of opportunity;

‘he deserves his day in court’; ‘every dog has his day’;

Daynoun

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

‘how long is a day on Jupiter?’;

Daynoun

the time for one complete rotation of the earth relative to a particular star, about 4 minutes shorter than a mean solar day

Daynoun

United States writer best known for his autobiographical works (1874-1935)

Day

A day is approximately the period during which the Earth completes one rotation around its axis, which takes around 24 hours. A solar day is the length of time which elapses between the Sun reaching its highest point in the sky two consecutive times.

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