Mountain Standard Time

Mountain Standard Time
noun
standard time in the 7th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 105th meridian west; used in the mountain states of the United States
Syn: ↑Mountain Time, ↑MST
Hypernyms: ↑civil time, ↑standard time, ↑local time

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noun

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Mountain Standard Time or Mountain Time noun
One of the standard times used in N America, being 7 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (abbrev MST or MT)
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Mountain Standard Time,
the standard time in the Rocky Mountain regions of the United States and Canada. It is seven hours behind Greenwich Time. Noon coincides with the apparent passage of the sun over the 105th west meridian. Abbr: MST

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ˌMountain ˈStandard Time 7 [Mountain Standard Time] noun uncountable (abbr. MST)
the time used in winter in parts of the US and Canada near the Rocky Mountains that is seven hours earlier than GMT

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Mountain Standard Time — ☆ Mountain Standard Time n. a standard time used in the zone which includes the Rocky Mountain region of the U.S. corresponding to the mean solar time of the 105th meridian west of Greenwich, England: it is seven hours behind Greenwich time: see… …   Universalium

  • Mountain Standard Time — ☆ Mountain Standard Time n. a standard time used in the zone which includes the Rocky Mountain region of the U.S. corresponding to the mean solar time of the 105th meridian west of Greenwich, England: it is seven hours behind Greenwich time: see… …   English World dictionary

  • Mountain Standard Time — UTC 7 UTC 7 Carte du monde indiquant sa division en fuseaux horaires. Dénomination(s) Suivant les lieux : Mountain Standard Time (heure normale des montagnes, MST) Code …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Mountain Standard Time — noun The time of day in the time zone that encompasses the segment of the United States that includes the Rocky Mountains …   Wiktionary

  • Mountain Daylight Time — UTC 7 UTC 7 Carte du monde indiquant sa division en fuseaux horaires. Dénomination(s) Suivant les lieux : Mountain Standard Time (heure normale des montagnes, MST) Code …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Mountain Daylight Time — (abbr MDT) (in the US) the time used between early April and late October in the Rocky Mountain States. It is one hour later than Mountain Standard Time. * * * …   Universalium

  • standard time — noun the official time in a local region (adjusted for location around the Earth); established by law or custom • Syn: ↑civil time, ↑local time • Hypernyms: ↑time • Hyponyms: ↑Atlantic Time, ↑A …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Standard Time — (Einheitszeit in den Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika). Bis Ende 1883 rechneten die Eisenbahnen der Vereinigten Staaten eine jede für ihr Netz nach Ortszeit. Die hieraus bei der großen Ausdehnung der einzelnen Eisenbahnnetze hervorgehenden… …   Enzyklopädie des Eisenbahnwesens

  • standard time — ☆ standard time n. 1. the time in any of the 24 time zones, each an hour apart, into which the earth is divided: it is based on distance east or west of Greenwich, England; the 8 zones of North America (Atlantic, Eastern, Central, Mountain,… …   English World dictionary

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