standard time

Definitions of standard time
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n the official time in a local region (adjusted for location around the Earth); established by law or custom

Synonyms:
civil time, local time
Types:
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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
EST, Eastern Standard Time, Eastern Time
standard time in the 5th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 75th meridian; used in the eastern United States
CST, Central Standard Time, Central Time
standard time in the 6th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 90th meridian; used in the central United States
MST, Mountain Standard Time, Mountain Time
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
PST, Pacific Standard Time, Pacific Time
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
Type of:
time
the continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past

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