Definition of Central time in English:

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Central time


[mass noun]
The standard time in a zone that includes the central states of the US and parts of central Canada, specifically:
Example sentences
  • Since my body was still operating on Eastern Standard time, even though I was in the Central time zone, I told her to go ahead and ready the room for nighttime.
  • This is similar to much of Texas, which should (by longitude) be mostly in the Mountain time zone instead of the Central time zone.
  • Indiana, which dubs itself the ‘crossroads of America,’ is surrounded by four states that are divided between the Eastern and Central time zones.

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