date line


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date line

n.
The International Date Line.

date line

n
(Physical Geography) (often capitals) short for International Date Line

date′ line`


n.
[1875–80]

date•line

(ˈdeɪtˌlaɪn)

n., v. -lined, -lin•ing. n.
1. a line at the beginning of a news dispatch, giving the place of origin and usu. the date.
v.t.
2. to furnish (a news story) with a dateline.
[1885–90]

date line

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Noun1.date line - an imaginary line on the surface of the earth following (approximately) the 180th meridiandate line - an imaginary line on the surface of the earth following (approximately) the 180th meridian
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The community of Little Diomede is located in the Arctic Circle near the International Date Line, along the shore of a steep mountain in the Bering Sea.
This woman probably thinks the International Date Line is a matchmaking service.
29, 2011, the remote Pacific island nation redrew the International Date Line and leapt across to its western side after over a century on the eastern side of the line.
The 30th "disappeared" when the Pacific nation of 193,000 people switched from one side of the international date line (IDL) to the other.
The Quartet set January 26 as the date line for both the Palestinian and Israeli sides to present their proposals regarding borders and security.
Friday, December 30, 2011, was erased from calendars in Samoa and Tokelau as they crossed westward over the international date line.
31, by declaring they now lie west of the International Date Line.
The Pacific Island nation has decided its on the wrong side of the International Date Line and is planning to swap to the other side, losing an entire day in the process.
One assumes the world would already have ended across the International Date Line.
When you cross the Date Line from a Westerly direction do you gain or lose day 3.
The first crossing of the International Date Line by kiteboard.
The sea-surface warming characteristic of El Nino typically stretches along the equator from the coast of South America to the international date line, with the largest temperature anomalies in the eastern Pacific.