One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A uniform time for places in approximately the same longitude, established in a country or region by law or custom.
- ‘By the 31st, it rises close to 9: 00 P.M. local standard time.’
- ‘On Monday, October 27, 2003 at 3: 30 p.m. eastern standard time I came up with a great Halloween costume idea all by myself.’
- ‘The Moon wanes to last quarter on the 1st at 7: 50 P.M. eastern standard time and to new on the 8th at 4: 32 P.M.’
- ‘The helpline is open Monday through Friday, 1: 00 PM to 5: 00 PM eastern standard time.’
- ‘Shortly after that - at 7.56 am central standard time - there were indications of loss of tyre pressure and excessive heating of the shuttle.’
- ‘The call is scheduled for 10: 30 AM to noon mountain standard time.’
- ‘In Great Falls, Montana, the occultation begins at 6: 16 A.M. mountain standard time and ends an hour later.’
- ‘All calls need to be between the hours of 9-5 eastern standard time, Monday through Friday’
- ‘The eclipse starts around 6.30 pm eastern standard time and finishes at about 10-30 pm.’
- ‘Full moons were recorded according to the Old Farmer's Almanac, eastern standard time.’
- ‘Chile is on eastern standard time, so if you fly from New York or Miami you won't suffer a whit of jet lag.’
- ‘The world would be divided into 24 equal zones of standard time, each spanning 15 degrees of longitude.’
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