time of day

Definition of time of day

1a : the time as indicated by the clock asked him what time of day it was
b : the present time it is unnecessary at this time of day to argue that the world is round
2a : the state of the case : the true situation he's been here long enough to know the time of day
b : the latest fashion has long set the time of day in … champagnesNew Yorker

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“Time of day.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/time%20of%20day. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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