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

  • abbr. coordinated universal time

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  • Coordinated Universal Time, which is the international standard for civil time and the Internet. See also Universal Time.
  • Uniform Traffic Code

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  • n. Greenwich Mean Time updated with leap seconds


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  • While Baker argues that the term UTC is about credibility – "university" lifts the status in the eyes of the students, while the words "technical" and "college" boost the role of vocational learning and colleges – critics say it could be misleading for prospective students and their families.

    University technical college is set to make its debut

  • The accuracy of atomic timescales like UTC is essential for the smooth running of applications like GPS and the internet.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • Roughly equivalent to the old standard, GMT, UTC is not strictly speaking celestial (sun in relation to earth) time.

    Getting up at 10, going to work at 12, UTC

  • Now that's a session they ought to offer right beside "Writing for Publication" in UTC's grad program.

    January 30th, 2006

  • In the last few months, three apartments have changed out their residents for hip young college kids, and since UTC is within walking distance over the hill, this is none too surprising.

    November 18th, 2005

  • The company has been a bright spot during the recession for UTC, which is based in Hartford, Conn.

    Sikorsky's Business Heads Up

  • United Technologies, also known as UTC, appointed Alain Bellemare, the current president of Pratt & Whitney Canada and executive vice president for Pratt & Whitney group strategy and development, to succeed Mr. Hess at Hamilton Sundstrand.

    UTC Taps New Managers

  • Diebold called UTC's offer an opportunistic attempt to buy the company at a time when shareholders don't have enough data to measure its value.

    Diebold Rejects Offer

  • And note that the deadline is 12:00am UTC, which is July 28, 8:00pm EDT, or 5:00pm PDT.

    Sandbox Designs Competition: deadline approaching

  • The convention is to make the board time UTC, which is what the server should be by convention.


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