Definition of Eastern standard time

1. Noun. Standard time in the 5th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 75th meridian; used in the eastern United States.

Exact synonyms: Eastern Time, Est
Generic synonyms: Civil Time, Local Time, Standard Time

Definition of Eastern standard time

1. Proper noun. The timezone that encompasses the East coast of the United States, and parts of Canada during the winter, it is five hours behind Greenwich Mean Time. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eastern Standard Time

Eastern Europe
Eastern European
Eastern European Time
Eastern Europeans
Eastern Farsi
Eastern Hemisphere
Eastern Highlands
Eastern Malayo-Polynesian
Eastern Orthodox
Eastern Orthodox Church
Eastern Orthodoxy
Eastern Question
Eastern Roman Empire
Eastern Samoa
Eastern Sioux
Eastern Standard Time
Eastern Time
Eastern Turki
Eastern cottonwood
Eastern hop hornbeam
Eastern pasque flower
Eastern silvery aster

Literary usage of Eastern standard time

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1. Mathematical Geography by Willis Ernest Johnson (1907)
"eastern standard time. According to the system all cities approximately within 7J° ... This belt, about 15° wide, is called the eastern standard time belt. ..."

2. A New Astronomy by David Peck Todd (1906)
"As Eastern Standard time is five hours slower than Greenwich time, evidently Japan is 10 hours west of our standard meridian ; and its standard time would ..."

3. Graded Work in Arithmetic by Samuel Wesley Baird (1901)
"The time of the Eastern section is known as eastern standard time. It is the true local time of the 75th meridian west of Greenwich ..."

4. Arithmetic by Grades for Inductive Teaching, Drilling and Testing by John Tilden Prince (1894)
"The standard time of this section, called the eastern standard time, ... How many hours is Central standard time later than eastern standard time ? ..."

5. The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value and by Abraham Clark Freeman (1908)
"This was received by Ladenburg, Thalman & Co. at 1:12 PM eastern standard time. Upon receiving the deposit of the Andrews check indorsed by defendants, ..."

6. International Marketing Resource Guide by William A. Delphos, DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"... Kong (UK) pH 12 time zones ahead of eastern standard time H| 13 time zones ahead of eastern standard time H114 time zones ahead of eastern standard time ..."

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