Constituent Day

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.

Other Words for Day

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

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

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

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