Civil Time

Science / Tides and Currents / Civil Time: Time in which the day begins at midnight as distinguished from the former astronomical time in which the day began at noon.

Other Words for Civil

Civil Adjective Synonyms: civilian, non-military, lay, laic, laical, secular
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Other Words for Time

Time Noun Synonyms: period, interval, stretch, spell, patch
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Time

Science / Tides and Currents / Time: Time is measured by the rotation of the Earth with respect to some point in the celestial sphere and may be designated as sidereal, solar, or lunar, according to whether the measurement is taken in re 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

Solar Time

Science / Tides and Currents / Solar Time: Time measured by the hour angle of the Sun. It is called apparent time when referred to the actual Sun and mean time when referred to the mean Sun. It is also classified as local, standard, or Greenwi MORE

Soldiers And Sailors Civil Relief Act

Business / Real Estate / Soldiers And Sailors Civil Relief Act: A law prohibiting foreclosures while a person is serving in the military and within three months thereafter except by court order. MORE

Sentimental Novel

Entertainment / Literature / Sentimental Novel: An eighteenth-century or early nineteenth-century novel emphasizing pathos rather than reason and focusing on an optimistic view of the essential goodness of human nature. Examples include Laurence St MORE

Sensitivity Time Control (STC)

Technology / Radar / Sensitivity Time Control (STC): An electronic circuit designed to automatically increase the gain as the electron beam is deflected from the center to the edge of the scope. Also called anti-clutter gain control. MORE

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