Definition of standard time in English:

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standard time

Pronunciation: /ˌstandərd ˈtīm/


A uniform time for places in approximately the same longitude, established in a country or region by law or custom.
Example sentences
  • The world would be divided into 24 equal zones of standard time, each spanning 15 degrees of longitude.
  • On Monday, October 27, 2003 at 3: 30 p.m. eastern standard time I came up with a great Halloween costume idea all by myself.
  • In Great Falls, Montana, the occultation begins at 6: 16 A.M. mountain standard time and ends an hour later.

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Syllabification: stand·ard time

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