Science / Tides and Currents / Constituent Day: The time of the rotation of the Earth with respect to a fictitious celestial body repre senting one of the periodic elements in the tidal forces. It approximates in length the lunar or solar day and corresponds to the period of a diurnal constituent or twice the period of a semidiurnal constituent. The term is not applicable to the long-period constituents.
Day Noun Synonyms: time, hour, age, period, era, epoch, date, prime, heyday, lifetime
Day Verb Synonyms: daytime, daylight, broad daylight, light of 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
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