Definition of Atlantic time in English:

Atlantic time

Line breaks: At¦lan|tic time


[mass noun]
The standard time in a zone including the easternmost parts of mainland Canada, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands, specifically:
  • (Atlantic Standard Time abbreviation: AST) Standard time based on the mean solar time at longitude 60° W, four hours behind GMT. (Atlantic Daylight Time abbreviation: ADT) Atlantic time during daylight saving, three hours behind GMT.
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  • The data suggests that joining the Atlantic time zone would reduce Quebec's high rates of depression.
  • Kate linked to a story this week in the Mirror that makes a case for Quebec joining the Atlantic time zone.
  • Official time is four hours behind Greenwich Mean Time, one hour ahead of Atlantic Standard Time.

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