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Greenwich Mean Time


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See universal time.

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  • proper n. Mean solar time at the Greenwich Meridian.


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  • Kai pointed at the numbers and said, Greenwich Mean Time, which is ten hours ahead of Hawaii.

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  • Another option lets you specify all dates as Greenwich Mean Time, which is useful if you're working with, for instance, a server whose clock is set to GMT.

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  • Negotiators had given up hope months ago of having a new deal ratified and in place before the expiration at midnight Greenwich Mean Time, which is 7 p.m.

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  • A guard who has not spoken says there are nine clocks in this building and all are synchronized with Greenwich Mean Time.

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  • The town, already a Unesco World Heritage Site and famous as the home of Greenwich Mean Time, is expecting a business bonanza this summer when it hosts the London 2012 Olympics equestrian events.

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  • And so in the U.S., Greenwich Mean Time was adopted on Nov. 18, 1883.

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  • GMT Short for Greenwich Mean Time, a watch able to show time in two or more time zones.

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  • Speaking to reporters following a meeting with French President Nicolas Sarkozy, Ms. Lagarde said she hopes a joint plan will be ready by 1400 Greenwich Mean Time on Sunday, when E.U. finance ministers are due to meet in Brussels.

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  • The initial deadline was 3:00 Greenwich Mean Time on Tuesday.

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  • At present, Britain moves its timepieces forward by one hour every March before reverting to Greenwich Mean Time in October.

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