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Overview of noun day

The noun day has 10 senses? (first 6 from tagged texts)
1. (169) day, twenty-four hours, twenty-four hour period, 24-hour interval, solar day, mean solar day

(time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis; "two days later they left"; "they put on two performances every day"; "there are 30,000 passengers per day")

2. (70) day

(some point or period in time; "it should arrive any day now"; "after that day she never trusted him again"; "those were the days"; "these days it is not unusual")

3. (54) day

(a day assigned to a particular purpose or observance; "Mother's Day")

4. (38) day, daytime, daylight

(the time after sunrise and before sunset while it is light outside; "the dawn turned night into day"; "it is easier to make the repairs in the daytime")

5. (11) day

(the recurring hours when you are not sleeping (especially those when you are working); "my day began early this morning"; "it was a busy day on the stock exchange"; "she called it a day and went to bed")

6. (7) day

(an era of existence or influence; "in the day of the dinosaurs"; "in the days of the Roman Empire"; "in the days of sailing ships"; "he was a successful pianist in his day")

7. day

(the period of time taken by a particular planet (e.g. Mars) to make a complete rotation on its axis; "how long is a day on Jupiter?")

8. sidereal day, day

(the time for one complete rotation of the earth relative to a particular star, about 4 minutes shorter than a mean solar day)

9. day

(a period of opportunity; "he deserves his day in court"; "every dog has his day")

10. Day, Clarence Day, Clarence Shepard Day Jr.

(United States writer best known for his autobiographical works (1874-1935))

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