Degree Day

Science / Weather / Degree Day: A measure of the departure of the mean daily temperature from a given standard. That is one degree day for each degree (Fahrenheit or Celsius) of departure above or below the standard during one day.

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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Other Words for Degree

Degree Noun Synonyms: measure, magnitude, extent, limit, point, lengths, step
Degree Adjective Synonyms: grade, level, stage, class, caste, rank, order, scale, standing, status, station, position, situation, estate, condition
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Cooling Degree Day

Science / Weather / Cooling Degree Day: A cooling degree day is given for each degree that the daily mean temperature departs above the baseline of 75 degrees Fahrenheit. It is used to estimate the energy requirements and is an indication o MORE

Heating Degree Day

Science / Weather / Heating Degree Day: One heating degree day is given for each degree that the daily mean temperature is below 65°F. It is used as an indication of fuel consumption. MORE

Mutilated Degrees

Science / Astrology / Mutilated Degrees: So designated because of the ancient belief that if the Ascendant, chart ruler or Moon occupied any of these degrees, lameness was indicated. Sometimes referred to as lame degrees, they are: 6°-10° MORE

National Grandparents Day

Life Style / Holiday / National Grandparents Day: The first Sunday after Labor Day has been declared National Grandparents Day in the United States. The proclamation for the holiday was signed by President Jimmy Carter in 1978. The September date was MORE

Masters Degree

Life Style / College / Masters Degree: A degree granted upon completion of a second level college or university degree program (after a bachelor's degree). MORE

Moving Day

Entertainment / Golf / Moving Day: Saturday of a tournament taking place thursday through sunday, refers to the fact that it is common for a field of professional golfers to go through a substantial reshuffling in the standings once th MORE

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