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standard time

n.
The time in any of 24 time zones, usually the mean solar time at the central meridian of each zone. In the continental United States, there are four standard time zones: Eastern, using the 75th meridian; Central, using the 90th meridian; Mountain, using the 105th meridian; and Pacific, using the 120th meridian.

standard time

n
(Physical Geography) the official local time of a region or country determined by the distance from Greenwich of a line of longitude passing through the area

stand′ard time`


n.
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.

stan·dard time

(stăn′dərd)
The time in any of the 24 time zones into which the Earth's surface is divided, usually the mean time at the central meridian of the given zone. In the continental United States, there are four standard time zones: Eastern, using the 75th meridian; Central, using the 90th meridian; Mountain, using the 105th meridian; and Pacific, using the 120th meridian. See more at time zone.
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Noun1.standard time - the official time in a local region (adjusted for location around the Earth)standard time - the official time in a local region (adjusted for location around the Earth); established by law or custom
time - the continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past
Atlantic Standard Time, Atlantic Time - standard time in the 4th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 60th meridian; used in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands and Bermuda and the Canadian Maritime Provinces
Eastern Standard Time, Eastern Time, EST - standard time in the 5th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 75th meridian; used in the eastern United States
Central Standard Time, Central Time, CST - standard time in the 6th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 90th meridian; used in the central United States
Mountain Standard Time, Mountain Time, MST - standard time in the 7th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 105th meridian west; used in the mountain states of the United States
Pacific Standard Time, Pacific Time, PST - standard time in the 8th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 120th meridian west; used in far western states of the United States
Alaska Standard Time, Yukon Time - standard time in the 9th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 135th meridian west; used in Hawaii and most of Alaska
Hawaii Standard Time, Hawaii Time - standard time in the 10th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 150th meridian west; used in Hawaii and the western Aleutian Islands
Bering Standard Time, Bering Time - standard time in the 11th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 165th meridian west; used in the Midway Islands
Translations
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Waktu standar
標準時標準時間
Standaardtijd
Normaltid
Horário padrão
Pásmový čas
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