Alaska Standard Time


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Alaska Standard Time

n. Abbr. AST
Standard time in the ninth time zone west of Greenwich, England, reckoned at 135°W and used throughout Alaska except for the western Aleutian Islands. Also called Alaska Time.
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Noun1.Alaska Standard Time - standard time in the 9th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 135th meridian westAlaska Standard Time - standard time in the 9th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 135th meridian west; used in Hawaii and most of Alaska
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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Data were collected at 10-minute intervals, from 0800 to 2000 Alaska Standard Time, over a period of 18 to 23 days, in 1993, 1995, and 1997 (Smith, 2002).
* The time zone is Alaska Standard Time, one hour behind Pacific Standard Time.

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