Atlantic Standard Time


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Atlantic Standard Time

n. Abbr. AST
Standard time in the fourth time zone west of Greenwich, England, reckoned at 60° west and used, for example, in Puerto Rico and the Canadian Maritime Provinces. Also called Atlantic Time.

Atlantic Standard Time

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(Units) the local time used in eastern Canada, four hours behind Greenwich Mean Time. Abbreviation: AST
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Noun1.Atlantic Standard Time - standard time in the 4th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 60th meridianAtlantic Standard Time - standard time in the 4th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 60th meridian; used in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands and Bermuda and the Canadian Maritime Provinces
civil time, local time, standard time - the official time in a local region (adjusted for location around the Earth); established by law or custom
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Atlantic Standard Time (AST) Location: Port Royal Ballroom E, Halifax World Trade and Convention Centre 1800 Argyle Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia (Enter through main entrance at Argyle and George Streets.
Atlantic Standard Time (AST) Location: Same venue as news conference Port Royal Ballroom E, Halifax World Trade and Convention Centre 1800 Argyle Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia (Enter through main entrance at Argyle and George Streets.

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