central time
noun Usage: often capitalized C Date: 1883 the time of the sixth time zone west of Greenwich that includes the central U.S. — see time zone illustration

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Central time — can refer to: *Central Time Zone of North America *Central European Time *Central Standard Time Australia …   Wikipedia

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

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

  • Central Time — (engl., spr. ßénntrĕl taim), die Einheitszeit der dritten östlichen Stundenzone Nordamerikas, 7 Stunden weniger als die Greenwicher Zeit. In Chicago gilt C. T …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Central Time — noun standard time in the 6th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 90th meridian; used in the central United States • Syn: ↑Central Standard Time, ↑CST • Hypernyms: ↑civil time, ↑standard time, ↑local time * * * ˈCentral time 7 [ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Central Time — noun a) The time zone in central North America corresponding to UTC minus six hours during standard time, and UTC minus five hours during daylight savings time b) The time zone in central Europe corresponding to UTC plus one hour …   Wiktionary

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

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

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

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

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