from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of the 24 longitudinal divisions of the earth's surface in which a standard time is kept, the primary division being that bisected by the Greenwich meridian. Each zone is 15° of longitude in width, with local variations, and observes a clock time one hour earlier than the zone immediately to the east.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A range of longitudes where a common standard time is used.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any of the 24 regions of the globe (loosely divided by longitude) throughout which the same standard time is used
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Sorry, no example sentences found.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.