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International Date Line

International Date Line

n.
An imaginary line through the Pacific Ocean roughly corresponding to 180° longitude, to the east of which, by international agreement, the calendar date is one day earlier than to the west.
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International Date Line

n
(Physical Geography) the line approximately following the 180° meridian from Greenwich on the east side of which the date is one day earlier than on the west. Also called: date line
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In′terna′tional Date′ Line`


n.
a theoretical line following approximately the 180th meridian, the regions to the east of which are counted as being one day earlier in their calendar dates than the regions to the west.
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International Date Line

In·ter·na·tion·al Date Line

(ĭn′tər-năsh′ə-nəl)
An imaginary line through the Pacific Ocean roughly along the 180th meridian, agreed upon as the place where each new calendar day begins. The calendar day to the east of the line is one day earlier than it is to the west of the line.
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international date line

The line coinciding approximately with the anti-meridian of Greenwich, modified to avoid certain habitable land. In crossing this line there is a date change of one day. Also called date line.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.

International Date Line

The line of longitude (with local deviations) 180° E or W, where the date changes by a day. East of the line it is one day earlier than west of the line.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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Noun1.International Date Line - an imaginary line on the surface of the earth following (approximately) the 180th meridianInternational Date Line - an imaginary line on the surface of the earth following (approximately) the 180th meridian
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Translations

International Date Line

nlinea del cambiamento di data
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