from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Standard time in the fourth time zone west of Greenwich, England, reckoned at 60° west and used, for example, in Puerto Rico and the Canadian Maritime Provinces. Also called Atlantic Time.
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- proper n. The time of day in the time zone that encompasses most of the state of Alaska. No its not - the AST encompasses the east coast of Canada - which sits on the Atlantic Ocean , hence the name Atlantic Standard Time.
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- n. 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
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