Central Standard Time

Central Standard Time
noun
standard time in the 6th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 90th meridian; used in the central United States
Syn: ↑Central Time, ↑CST
Hypernyms: ↑civil time, ↑standard time, ↑local time

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noun

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Central Standard Time or Central Time noun
One of the standard times used in N America, being 6 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (abbrev CST or CT)
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Main Entry:centre

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Central Standard Time or Central Time,
the standard time in the central part of the United States and Canada. It is six hours behind Greenwich Time and is calculated by setting noon as the time the sun apparently passes the 90th meridian. Abbr. C.S.T., c.s.t.

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ˌCentral ˈStandard Time 7 [Central Standard Time] noun uncountable (abbr. CST)
the time used in winter in the central US and Canada, which is six hours earlier than GMT

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