eastern time
noun Usage: often capitalized E Date: 1883 the time of the fifth time zone west of Greenwich that includes the eastern U.S. — see time zone illustration

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  • Eastern Time — ˈEastern ˌTime also ˌEastern ˈStandard ˌTime abbreviation EST noun [uncountable] the time in the eastern part of the US and Canada, five hours behind Greenwich Mean Time and one hour ahead of Central Standard Time …   Financial and business terms

  • Eastern Time — n. [also e t ] standard time or daylight saving time in the time zone which includes the Eastern states of the U.S. * * * ➡ Eastern Standard Time * * * …   Universalium

  • Eastern Time — n. [also e t ] standard time or daylight saving time in the time zone which includes the Eastern states of the U.S …   English World dictionary

  • Eastern Time — (engl., spr. īstern taim), die Einheitszeit der zweiten östlichen Stundenzone Nordamerikas, zeigt 6 Stunden weniger als die Greenwicher Zeit. In Boston und New York gilt E. T …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Eastern Time — Weltkarte mit Zeitzonen Eine Zeitzone ist ein Abschnitt der Erdoberfläche, auf dem zu einem gegebenen Zeitpunkt dieselbe Uhrzeit und dasselbe Datum gelten. Bei der Bildung der Zeitzonen besteht das Bestreben, einerseits den Tag am Gang der Sonne… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Eastern Time — noun standard time in the 5th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 75th meridian; used in the eastern United States • Syn: ↑Eastern Standard Time, ↑EST • Hypernyms: ↑civil time, ↑standard time, ↑local time * * * ˈEastern time 7 [ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Eastern time. — See under standard time. Also called Eastern Standard Time. [1880 85, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • Eastern time. — See under standard time. Also called Eastern Standard Time. [1880 85, Amer.] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Eastern time — East′ern time n. hor See under standard time Also called East′ern Stand′ard Time . • Etymology: 1880–85, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • eastern time — See standard time …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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