day

(redirected from daybreak)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

day

24 hours, from midnight to midnight. See TIME OF DAY.

DAY. A division of time. It is natural, and then it consists of twenty-four hours, or the space of time which elapses while the earth makes a complete revolution on its axis; or artificial, which contains the time, from the rising until the setting of the sun, and a short time before rising and after setting. Vide Night; and Co. Lit. 135, a.
     2. Days are sometimes calculated exclusively, as when an act required that an appeal should be made within twenty days after a decision. 3 Penna. 200; 3 B. & A. 581; 15 Serg. & Rawle, 43. In general, if a thing is to be done within such a time after such a fact, the day of the fact shall be taken inclusively. Hob. 139; Doug. 463; 3 T. R. 623; Com. Dig. Temps, A; 3 East, 407.
     3. The law, generally, rejects fractions of days, but in some cases it takes notice of such parts. 2 B. & A. 586. Vide Date.
     4. By the custom of some places, the word day's is understood to be working days, and not including Sundays. 3 Espin. N. P. C. 121. Vide, generally, 2 Chit. Bl. 141, note 3; 1 Chit. Pr. 774, 775; 3 Chit. Pr. 110; Lill. Reg. h. t; 1 Rop. Leg. 518; 15 Vin. Ab. 554; Dig. 33, 1, 2; Dig. 50, 16, 2, 1; Id. 2, 12, 8; and articles Hour; Month; Year.

References in periodicals archive ?
Debut: New presenters Adrian Chiles and Christine Bleakley on Daybreak.
Daybreak also provides days out for disabled youngsters Ian Lucas MP for their families to have a rest.
30, according to Daybreak Director Ginger Navickas.
“We have had the reputation of being the best at in-home senior care, and I sincerely believe it is due to the caliber and compassion of our caregivers,” said Lynda Lee, owner of DayBreak of the Lowcountry.
The former Daybreak presenter was earning about PS40,000 per show alongside Phillip Schofield as part of her PS4million ITV contract.
AN EMOTIONAL Helen Flanagan wiped away tears on ITV's Daybreak yesterday as she apologised for posting a picture online of herself holding a gun against her head just days after the mass shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.
? DAYBREAK host Adrian Chiles picked guest Claire Sweeney's brain for tips on how to win "Rear of the Year".
Northumbria Daybreak, which runs from three branches in Hexham, Consett and Newcastle, provides training, work experience and sports and leisure activities for adults with learning disabilities.
Zelesky told the 100 or so people gathered at the Worcester Art Museum yesterday for the fifth annual Great Guy Awards, presented yearly by the YWCA and Daybreak to men who have exhibited a commitment to ending violence against women.
FOLLOWING the unthinkable NHS cover-up of 16 babies' deaths at Morecambe Bay maternity units, I'm on Daybreak this week investigating whistleblower midwives' accounts of how staff shortages, too much paperwork and a rise in complicated births are leading to neglect.
She and Daybreak co-host Aled Jones are being watched by an audience of 700,00, less than half that of BBC Breakfast.