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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Aruba is on Atlantic Standard Time, but since we are on Daylight Savings Time, we were in the same time zone.
KENT WOODSIDE, VICE PRESIDENT & GENERAL MANAGER, CANJET AIRLINES: At approximately 23: 30 Atlantic Standard Time, an armed man boarded CanJet Flight 918 which had landed at Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay.