Definition of Standard time

1. Noun. The official time in a local region (adjusted for location around the Earth); established by law or custom.

Definition of Standard time

1. Noun. Time as measured by synchronizing clocks in different geographical locations within a time zone to the same time, rather than using the local meridian, as in local mean time or solar time. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Standard Time

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Literary usage of Standard time

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1. The Tribune Almanac and Political Register by Horace Greeley (1914)
"Including Chicago, etc., must be added, or 2m. for each hour of longitude. Map of the standard time Reit». The heavy dotted linea «bow the arbitrary ..."

2. Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases by West Publishing Company (1905)
"The difference between standard time and sun time is exactly the same over each ... Formerly "standard time" meant the average or standard sun time, ..."

3. The Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science by Johns Hopkins University (1912)
"CHAPTER II THE standard time RATE The prevailing method of regulating time wages in American trade unions is by fixing a standard rate, that is, ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"To find time efficiency divide the standard time by the actual time. The standard time for a trotting record is 2 minutes. If the actual time is 2 minutes ..."

5. The Principles and Practice of Surveying by Charles Blaney Breed, George Leonard Hosmer (1908)
"standard time. — In a country extending over many degrees of longitude, and especially where there is much railroad travel, local time is not convenient, ..."

6. The Journal of Geography by National Council of Geography Teachers (U.S.) (1906)
"They keep standard time instead. Of course for all people living on a standard time ... But if the observer live at one side of the standard time meridian, ..."

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