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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Each year, Eid al-Adha (like other Islamic holidays) falls on one of about 2-4 different Gregorian dates in different parts of the world, because the boundary of crescent visibility is different from the International Date Line.
This special place is called the International Date Line.
Undoubtedly the showstopper is Serenity's 139-nighter, which goes from Miami to Dover via the Panama and Suez canals, California, Hawaii, crossing the International Date Line, South Pacific islands, Australia, Indonesia, Japan, India, the UAE, Egypt, Italy and France.
We crossed the International Date Line and the equator on our way from Honolulu.
It is the first IN aircraft to cross the International Date Line, undertaking the longest ferry of nearly 3300 nm from Guam to Hawaii and the first IN aircraft to participate in RIMPAC.
One commenter asked, "How is this possible?" To which Flightradar responded and wrote, "The flight crosses the International Date Line." Auckland is a whole 23 hours ahead of Honolulu.
Replying to a question he said that the officers/contractors were directed to complete development work at schools during summer vacations but they were failed to do so and they also could not achieve the targets even on later date line.
The BOM also said other El Nino indicators such as cloudiness near the international date line as well as the behavior of trade winds also remained at neutral levels.
"This full moon instant will happen in the morning hours before sunrise in western North America and the Pacific islands (to the east of the International Date Line).
For the first time, the line-up included a runner from the South Pacific island off Kirabati - which is 8,565 miles from Newcastle, and the only place on earth where the four hemispheres come together on the international date line.
This book has a very strong and firm date line on each of its pages.
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.