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Eastern Standard Time
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(Psychology) a treatment intended to help people towards psychological growth, in which they spend many hours in large groups, deprived of food and water and hectored by stewards
[Erhard Seminars Training; after Werner Erhard, American businessman, who devised the system]
1. Also: estab established
1. (Horology) Eastern Standard Time
2. (Psychiatry) electric-shock treatment
3. (Automotive Engineering) Estonia (international car registration)
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Eastern Standard Time.
a suffix forming the superlative degree of adjectives and adverbs: fastest; soonest; warmest.
[Middle English; Old English -est, -ost]
an ending of the second person singular indicative of verbs, now occurring only in archaic forms or used in solemn or poetic language: knowest; sayest; goest.
[Middle English; Old English -est, -ast, -st, 2nd pers. singular present indic. endings of some verbs (-s earlier v. ending + -t, by assimilation from thū thou1) and 2nd pers. singular past endings of weak verbs (earlier -es + -t)]
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|Noun||1.||EST - standard time in the 5th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 75th meridian; used in the eastern United States|
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