Mean time

Definition of Mean time

time as measured by an equable motion, as of a perfect clock, or as reckoned on the supposition that all the days of the year are of a mean or uniform length, in contradistinction from apparent time, or that actually indicated by the sun, and from sidereal time, or that measured by the stars.
See under 4th Mean.

See also: Mean Time

Related Words

astronomy, mean solar time, time unit, unit of time, uranology
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