Definition of Pacific standard time

1. Noun. 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.

Exact synonyms: Pacific Time, Pst
Generic synonyms: Civil Time, Local Time, Standard Time



Definition of Pacific standard time

1. Proper noun. the time of day in the time zone that encompasses the West coast of the United States ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Literary usage of Pacific standard time

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific by Astronomical Society of the Pacific (1894)
"spending Pacific Standard time, subtract 8 hours from that given in the table. In the tables for Sun and planets, the second and third columns give the ..."

2. Physiography for High Schools by Albert Llewellyn Arey, Frank Laverne Bryant, William Wallace Clendenin, William Thomas Morrey (1911)
"pacific standard time.—The time belt on the extreme west of the United States covers the States on or near the Pacific coast, and has the mean solar time of ..."

3. List of Recorded Earthquakes in California, Lower California, Oregon, and by Edward Singleton Holden (1887)
"For the later lists it is usually pacific standard time. In Mr. TENNENT'S observations it is San Francisco local mean time to and including March 25, 1884, ..."

4. Graded Work in Arithmetic by Samuel Wesley Baird (1901)
"Western, or pacific standard time is the true local, or clock time of the meridian ... How many hours slower is pacific standard time than Greenwich time ? ..."

5. The Tribune Almanac and Political Register by Horace Greeley (1906)
"... 6:40 ' Total Eclipse begins 6:0 HM 3:12 A,M. 4:11 " 4:40 " «: '• Pacific Standard Time. HM 2:12 AM 3:11 " 8:40 " *: " V. Partial of the Sun Aug. ..."

6. Geodetic Surveying and the Adjustment of Observations (method of Least Squares) by Edward Lovering Ingram (1911)
"The meridians used are the 75th, 90th, 105th and 120th west of Greenwich, furnishing respectively Eastern, Central, Mountain and pacific standard time. ..."

7. Geodetic Surveying and the Adjustment of Observations (methods of Least Squares) by Edward Lovering Ingram (1911)
"The meridians used are the 75th, 90th, 105th and 120th west of Greenwich, furnishing respectively Eastern, Central, Mountain and pacific standard time. ..."

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