Eastern Standard Time


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Eastern Standard Time

n. Abbr. EST
Standard time in the fifth time zone west of Greenwich, England, reckoned at 75° west and used, for example, in eastern North America. Also called Eastern Time.

Eastern Standard Time

n
1. (Horology) one of the standard times used in North America, five hours behind Greenwich Mean Time
2. (Horology) one of the standard times used in Australia
Abbreviation: EST
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Noun1.Eastern Standard Time - standard time in the 5th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 75th meridian; used in the eastern United States
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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