A period of 24-hours

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  • Nychthemeron — /nɪkˈθɛmərɒn/, occasionally nycthemeron or nuchthemeron (Greek νυχθήμερον from the words nycht night , and hemera day, daytime ) is a period of 24 consecutive hours. It is sometimes used, especially in technical literature, to avoid the ambiguity …   Wikipedia

  • Nychthemeron — Der Begriff Nychthemeron oder Nykthemeron (auch Tagnacht; altgriechisch νυχθήμερον, abgeleitet von νύξ (nyx) für Nacht und ἡμέρα (hēmera) für Tag) bezeichnet eine Zeitspanne von 24 aufeinanderfolgenden Stunden, die sich zumeist auf den Abschnitt… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • nychthemeron — noun /nɪkˈθɛ.mə.ɹɒn,nɪkˈθɛ.mɪ.ɹɒn,nɪkˈθi.mə.ɹɑn,nɪkˈθɛməɹɑn/ A period of one day and one night, a date : in the West, this is a period of 24 consecutive hours. Ideler passes over the Indians, and with good reason ; for they had not the week, and… …   Wiktionary

  • nychthemeron — n. day, 24 hours, period of time of one day and one night (from Greek) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • nychthemeron — nych·them·er·on …   English syllables

  • nychthemeron — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Day — For other uses, see Day (disambiguation). Water, Rabbit, and Deer: three of the 20 day symbols in the Aztec calendar, from the Aztec calendar stone. A day is a unit of time, commonly defined as an interval equal to 24 hours …   Wikipedia

  • Tag — Heute ist: Montag, 21. November 2011 47. KW Mit dem Wort Tag (mhd. tag tac, asächs. dag, got. dags …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Сутки — У этого термина существуют и другие значения, см. Сутки (значения). Солнце и Луна (Хартман Шедель Нюрнбергская хроника, 1493 год) …   Википедия

  • nycthemeron — variant of nychthemeron * * * nycthemer(on variant of nychthemeron …   Useful english dictionary

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