Greenwich mean time
noun Usage: often capitalized M&T Etymology: Greenwich, England Date: 1863 the mean solar time of the meridian of Greenwich used historically as the prime basis of standard time throughout the world — called also Greenwich time — compare Coordinated Universal Time

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  • Greenwich (mean) time — or Greenwich time n. mean solar time of the meridian (0° longitude) at Greenwich, England: see also COORDINATED UNIVERSAL TIME, UNIVERSAL TIME * * * …   Universalium

  • Greenwich (mean) time — or Greenwich time n. mean solar time of the meridian (0° longitude) at Greenwich, England: see also COORDINATED UNIVERSAL TIME, UNIVERSAL TIME …   English World dictionary

  • Greenwich (mean) time — or Greenwich time n. mean solar time of the meridian (0° longitude) at Greenwich, England: see also COORDINATED UNIVERSAL TIME, UNIVERSAL TIME …   English World dictionary

  • Greenwich Mean Time — ► NOUN ▪ the mean solar time at the Greenwich meridian, used as the standard time in a zone that includes the British Isles. ORIGIN from Greenwich in London, former site of the Royal Observatory …   English terms dictionary

  • Greenwich Mean Time — Green‧wich Mean Time [ˌgrenɪtʆ ˈmiːn taɪm, ˌgrɪ , nɪdʒ ] ➔ GMT * * * Greenwich Mean Time UK US noun [U] MEASURES ► GMT(Cf. ↑GMT) …   Financial and business terms

  • Greenwich Mean Time — (kurz GMT) [ˌgrenɪtʃ ˈmiːn taim; ɪdʒ], zu Deutsch: mittlere Greenwich Zeit, ist die mittlere Sonnenzeit am Nullmeridian. Die Greenwich Mean Time war von 1884 bis 1928 Weltzeit, in dieser Funktion ist sie heute von der Koordinierten Weltzeit UTC… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Greenwich Mean Time — ➡ GMT. * * *       the name for mean solar time of the longitude (0°) of the Royal Greenwich Observatory in England. The meridian at this longitude is called the prime meridian or Greenwich meridian.       Greenwich Mean Time was used for clearly …   Universalium

  • Greenwich Mean Time — Temps moyen de Greenwich « GMT » redirige ici. Pour les autres significations, voir GMT (homonymie) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Greenwich mean time — Temps moyen de Greenwich « GMT » redirige ici. Pour les autres significations, voir GMT (homonymie) …   Wikipédia en Français

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