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Universal Time

Line breaks: Uni|ver¦sal Time
(also Universal Time Coordinated)

Definition of Universal Time in English:

noun

Another term for Greenwich Mean Time.
Example sentences
  • Is International Standard Time the same as Coordinated Universal Time?
  • In the European Union, Summer Time begins and ends at 1am Universal Time (Greenwich Mean Time).
  • At 1433 hours Universal Time a merchant ship out of Hybrasil was raided by a pirate galleon.

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