Greenwich Time


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Green·wich Mean Time

or Green·wich time  (grĕn′ĭch, grĭn′ĭj)

Green′wich Time`


n.
the time as measured on the prime meridian running through Greenwich, England: used in England and as a standard of calculation elsewhere. Also called Green′wich Mean′ Time`.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Greenwich Time - the local time at the 0 meridian passing through Greenwich, EnglandGreenwich Time - the local time at the 0 meridian passing through Greenwich, England; it is the same everywhere
time - the continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past
coordinated universal time, UTC - Greenwich Mean Time updated with leap seconds
Translations

Greenwich (Mean) Time

nwesteuropäische Zeit, Greenwicher Zeit f
References in classic literature ?
"At nine o'clock every night, Greenwich time," said Wemmick, "the gun fires.
The Astronomer Royal has fixed the Greenwich time at twelve past six.
The silence was profound; but it seemed full of noiseless phantoms, of things sorrowful, shadowy, and mute, in whose invisible presence the firm, pulsating beat of the two ship's chronometers ticking off steadily the seconds of Greenwich Time seemed to me a protection and a relief.
"Very good; then here we have it--'4 June, total eclipse of the moon commences at 8.15 Greenwich time, visible in Teneriffe--/South Africa/, &c.' There's a sign for you.
The earthquake occurred at the second hour, 58 minutes and 59 seconds on Saturday afternoon (10 am and 28 minutes in Greenwich time), at the intersection of the northern latitudes 85:34 and the eastern end, the official IRNA news agency quoted Tehran University's geophysical institution as saying.
Short caption GREENWICH TIME ROTARY is bringing out two new additions to its stylish and sleek 'G2' wing of the Greewich family, first launched in AW18.
ONTHE RADAR Short caption GREENWICH TIME ROTARY is bringing out two new additions to its stylish and sleek 'G2' wing of the Greewich family, first launched in AW18.
Officially called the Greenwich Time Signal, they were thought up by John Reith, head of the BBC at the time, and Frank Watson Dyson, the astronomer royal, to mark the precise start of each hour.
Millions in Britain and the 52 Commonwealth nations still watch and listen when the short, prerecorded message airs at 3pm Greenwich time on the dot.
From 8pm Greenwich time, Italy again received Russian gas, the operator of the Italian gas transmission network Snam said.
The Council of Ministers has issued a decision to return to the international timing and the approval of Greenwich Time in accordance with the outcomes of the national dialogue and the implementation of the national document .

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