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Greenwich Mean Time

Pronunciation: /ɡrɛnɪtʃˈmiːntʌɪm/
(abbreviation GMT , also Greenwich time)


[mass noun]
The mean solar time at the Greenwich meridian, adopted as the standard time in a zone that includes the British Isles.
Example sentences
  • Blast-off is scheduled for 11: 36 pm Pacific Standard Time on Wednesday, February 25th, 7: 36 Greenwich Mean Time, Thursday, February 26.
  • The current time is 06: 47 PM Greenwich Mean Time.
  • For a while, local time and London time co-existed uneasily side by side: then in 1880, an Act of Parliament made Greenwich Mean Time the legal time for the whole of Britain.

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