One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The time between successive passages of the mean sun across the meridian.
- ‘It no longer made sense to define the second as 1 / 86,400th of a mean solar day.’
- ‘The second was defined to be 1 / 86,400 of the mean solar day, the average rotational period of the earth with respect to the Sun.’
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