from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun Standard time in the ninth time zone west of Greenwich, England, reckoned at 135°W and used throughout Alaska except for the western Aleutian Islands.
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- proper noun the time of day in the
time zonethat encompasses most of Alaska.
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- noun standard time in the 9th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 135th meridian west; used in Hawaii and most of Alaska
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"The company's Operations Control Center began the start-up sequence of opening valves and bringing pumps on line at approximately 7 pm Alaska Standard Time 0400 GMT," Alyeska
Forest Service technician making his third Iditarod run, is in 36th place as of 5: 20 a.m. Alaska Standard Time.
Alaska Standard Time (AST) now covers most of the state, with only a few Aleutian Islands in the Hawaiian-Aleutian Time Zone.