Eastern Time

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stand′ard time`

the civil time officially adopted for a country or region, usu. the civil time of some specific meridian lying within the region, with a difference of exactly one hour between one zone and the next. The standard time zones in the U.S. are Atlantic time, Eastern time, Central time, Mountain time, Pacific time, Alaska time,Hawaii-Aleutian time, and Samoa time.
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Noun1.Eastern 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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Game Four will be on Sunday at 3:40 pm eastern time, and will be broadcasted on ABC, and will also take place in Dallas.
March 15: Proposed resolutions, position papers due at APHA headquarters by midnight Eastern time.
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* THE SEC HAS PROPOSED A NEW RULE that generally would require all mutual fund trades to be placed by a "hard 4 p.m." Eastern time deadline.
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