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the civil time officially adopted for a country or region, usually the civil time of some specific meridian lying within the region. The standard time zones in the U.S. (Atlantic time, Eastern time, Central time, Mountain time, Pacific time, Yukon time, Alaska-Hawaii time, and Bering time) use the civil times of the 60th, 75th, 90th, 105th, 120th, 135th, 150th, and 165th meridians respectively, the difference of time between one zone and the next being exactly one hour.
the official local time of a region or country determined by the distance from Greenwich of a line of longitude passing through the area
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. There are four standard time zones in the contiguous continental United States: Eastern, using the 75th meridian; Central, using the 90th meridian; Mountain, using the 105th meridian; and Pacific, using the 120th meridian. Alaska Standard Time, centered on the 135th meridian, is one hour behind Pacific time, and Hawaii Standard Time, centered on the 150th meridian, is one hour behind Alaska time. See more at daylight-saving time, time zone.
- Eastern townships
noun 1. an area of central Canada, in S Quebec: consists of 11 townships south of the St Lawrence
- Eastern tradition
noun 1. any of the philosophies and teachings that derive from Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism, and other spiritual traditions of the East
noun 1. See under . [tur-kuh-stan, -stahn] /ˌtɜr kəˈstæn, -ˈstɑn/ noun 1. a vast region in W and central Asia, E of the Caspian Sea: includes territory in the S central part of Xinjiang province in China (Eastern Turkestan or Chinese Turkestan) a strip of N Afghanistan, and the area (Russian Turkestan) comprising the republics […]
- Eastern washington university
A university 20 miles southwest of Spokane, WA on the edge of the rolling Palouse Prairie. (http://ewu.edu/). Address: Cheney, Washington, USA. (1995-02-28)