Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The time during which the sun is above the horizon; the time between sunrise and sunset.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Scots Law) The time during which the sun is up, or above the horizon; the time between sunrise and sunset.

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  • noun law, Scotland The time during which the sun is up, or above the horizon; the time between sunrise and sunset.

Etymologies

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up +‎ sun

Examples

  • _Eclipse_ had been nosing about upsun for signs of slavers or Humanist hold-outs, while the Skylark was going like lightning in the opposite direction.

    Asimov's Science Fiction

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