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The meaning of "daylight saving time"

" Daylight saving time "
Meaning:
The adjustment of clocks to provide longer evening daylight.
Example:
I can never work out if Daylight Saving Time gives me an hour more in bed or an hour less.
Where did it originate?:
Britain, early 20th century.
Where is it used?:
Mostly Britain but has also been taken up by other countries that adjust the clocks seasonally.
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