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Definition of Day

Day

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Those hours, or the daily recurring period, allotted by usage or law for work.
  4. A specified time or period; time, considered with reference to the existence or prominence of a person or thing; age; time.
  5. (Preceded by the) Some day in particular, as some day of contest, some anniversary, etc.

Day Quotations

Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant. - Robert Louis Stevenson
Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.
Robert Louis Stevenson

I believe in pink. I believe that laughing is the best calorie burner. I believe in kissing, kissing a lot. I believe in being strong when everything seems to be going wrong. I believe that happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day and I believe in miracles.
Audrey Hepburn

If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you. - A. A. Milne
If you live to be a hundred, I want to live to be a hundred minus one day so I never have to live without you.
A. A. Milne

I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Day Translations

day in Afrikaans is day
day in Danish is dag
day in Dutch is dag
day in German is Tag
day in Hungarian is nappal, nap
day in Italian is giorno
day in Latin is dies diei, putesco
day in Norwegian is dag
day in Portuguese is dia
day in Swedish is dag

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