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3 articles for "Standard Time"

Standard Time [Astro*Index]

Time Zone Time.

This is the basis for civil or clock time. It is local civil time at adopted central meridians. In America, these meridians are then bent to follow state lines and form time zones, such as Eastern Standard, Central Standard, etc. These zones vary successively by one hour; i.e., time is one hour later for each time zone east of a given location.

See also: ♦ Civil Time ♦ Time Zone
Standard Time [Munkasey M.]

The clock time as normally kept (especially in the Fall and Winter periods in a time zone. See also: "Daylight Savings Time".

See also: ♦ Daylight Saving Time ♦ Civil Time ♦ Time Zone
Standard Time [DeVore]

v. Time.

See also: ♦ Time


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