Meaning of sun time in English:

sun time

Pronunciation /ˈsʌn tʌɪm/


  • 1Time determined with reference to the position of the sun, solar time; especially time as calculated by the apparent motion of the sun (i.e. as shown on a sundial), apparent solar time.

  • 2US dialect, historical (chiefly Great Lakes regional). Especially in railway contexts: local time, as opposed to standard time. Compare railway time .


Mid 19th century. From sun + time.