Atlantic time

Atlantic time
noun Date: 1880 the time of the fourth time zone west of Greenwich that includes the Canadian Maritime Provinces, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands

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  • Atlantic Time — noun standard time in the 4th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 60th meridian; used in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands and Bermuda and the Canadian Maritime Provinces • Syn: ↑Atlantic Standard Time • Hypernyms: ↑civil time,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Atlantic time. — See under standard time. Also called Atlantic Standard Time. [1905 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • Atlantic time. — See under standard time. Also called Atlantic Standard Time. [1905 10] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Atlantic time — Atlan′tic time n. hor geg See under standard time Also called Atlan′tic Stand′ard Time . Etymology: 1905–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • Bermuda Atlantic Time-series Study — The Bermuda Atlantic Time series Study (BATS) is a long term oceanographic study by the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS). Based on regular (monthly or better) research cruises, it samples an area of the western Atlantic Ocean nominally… …   Wikipedia

  • Atlantic Standard Time Zone — This article is about the time zone with daylight change in North America. For the static time zone, see UTC−04. AST is UTC 4 The Atlantic Standard Time Zone (AST) is a geographical region that keeps time by subtracting four hours from either… …   Wikipedia

  • Atlantic Standard Time — noun standard time in the 4th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 60th meridian; used in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands and Bermuda and the Canadian Maritime Provinces • Syn: ↑Atlantic Time • Hypernyms: ↑civil time, ↑standard time,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Time in Canada — Canada is divided into six time zones and ranks third among countries with respect to number of time zones, after Russia (eleven) and the United States (nine).Times used (* indicates use of daylight saving time):ZonesPacific Standard Time*Pacific …   Wikipedia

  • Atlantic — n. & adj. n. the ocean between Europe and Africa to the east, and America to the west. adj. of or adjoining the Atlantic. Phrases and idioms: Atlantic Time the standard time used in the most eastern parts of Canada and Central America. Etymology …   Useful english dictionary

  • time zone — Synonyms and related words: Alaska time, Atlantic time, Central time, Eastern time, GMT, Greenwich mean time, Greenwich time, Mountain time, Yukon time, apparent time, civil time, daylight saving time, fast time, local time, mean solar time, mean …   Moby Thesaurus

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