Sidereal Day

Science / Astrology / Sidereal Day: Twenty-four sidereal hours equal to 23 hours, 56 minutes and 4 seconds of clock time.

Other Words for Day

Day Noun Synonyms: time, hour, age, period, era, epoch, date, prime, heyday, lifetime
Day Verb Synonyms: daytime, daylight, broad daylight, light of day
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Day

Science / Tides and Currents / Day: The period of rotation of the Earth. There are several kinds of days depending on whether the Sun, Moon, or other object or location is used as the reference for the rotation. See constituent day, lun MORE

Sidereal Time

Science / Astrology / Sidereal Time: Time measured in relation to fixed stars, as distinguished from clock time, based upon the Sun's position relative to Earth. Astrological time data is listed in sidereal time units. MORE

Number Of Days Sales Invested In Working Capital

Business / Accounting / Number Of Days Sales Invested In Working Capital: An alternative measure of the amount of working capital used in generating the sales of a period: computed by dividing 365 days by the working capital turnover. MORE

Number Of Days Sales In Receivables

Business / Accounting / Number Of Days Sales In Receivables: A measure of the average number of days it takes to collect a credit sale: computed by dividing 365 days by the accounts receivable turnover. MORE

Number Of Days Of Inventory On Hand

Business / Accounting / Number Of Days Of Inventory On Hand: An alternative measure of how well inventory is being managed: computed by dividing 365 days by the inventory turnover ratio. MORE

Next Day Settlement

Business / Finance / Next Day Settlement: Transaction in which the contract is settled the day after the trade is executed. See: Settlement date. MORE

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