Definition of Pacific 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.
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pacific Time
Literary usage of Pacific 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 (1915)
"M., pacific time. As the tropical year is about six hours longer than 365 days, ... pacific time, the former being only 8' south of the latter. ..."
2. Popular Science Monthly (1906)
"time of the shocks on the Pacific Coast which gave rise to the effects recorded at distant places as occurring at 5h 12m pacific time or 13h 12m, April 18, ..."
3. Natural Advanced Geography by Jacques Wardlaw Redway, Russell Hinman (1898)
"In the extreme southwest, Mountain time is not used, but a change is made from Central time directly to pacific time. What is the amount of this change Ï At ..."
4. Dictionary of Aviation by Robert Morris Pierce (1911)
"It is 7 hours earlier than Greenwich time. pacific time, the standard time or hour used in the Pacific or fifth American ..."
5. Elements of Astronomy by Simon Newcomb (1900)
"The time they keep is called pacific time. We see that at 12 o'clock pacific time it is 1 o'clock Mountain time and 2 o'clock Central time and 3 o'clock ..."