Pacific Standard Time

Pacific Standard Time
noun
standard time in the 8th time zone west of Greenwich, reckoned at the 120th meridian west; used in far western states of the United States
Syn: ↑Pacific Time, ↑PST
Hypernyms: ↑civil time, ↑standard time, ↑local time

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noun

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Pacific Standard Time or Pacific Time noun
One of the standard times used in N America, being 8 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time (abbrev PST or PT)
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Main Entry:pacify

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Pacific Standard Time,
the standard time in the westernmost parts of the continental United States and Canada, a belt centered on the 120th meridian, and excluding most of Alaska; eight hours behind Greenwich Time. Abbr: P.S.T.

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Paˌcific ˈStandard Time 7 [Pacific Standard Time] noun uncountable (abbr. PST)
the time used in winter in the western parts of Canada and the US that is eight hours earlier than GMT

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Pacific Standard Time — ☆ Pacific Standard Time n. a standard time used in the zone which includes the W states of the continental U.S., corresponding to the mean solar time of the 120th meridian west of Greenwich, England: it is eight hours behind Greenwich time: see… …   Universalium

  • Pacific Standard Time — ☆ Pacific Standard Time n. a standard time used in the zone which includes the W states of the continental U.S., corresponding to the mean solar time of the 120th meridian west of Greenwich, England: it is eight hours behind Greenwich time: see… …   English World dictionary

  • pacific standard time — (pst) PST, time zone of the US states and Canadian provinces located on or near the coast of the Pacific Ocean …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Pacific Standard Time — Weltkarte mit Zeitzonen Eine Zeitzone ist ein Abschnitt der Erdoberfläche, auf dem zu einem gegebenen Zeitpunkt dieselbe Uhrzeit und dasselbe Datum gelten. Bei der Bildung der Zeitzonen besteht das Bestreben, einerseits den Tag am Gang der Sonne… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pacific Standard Time — UTC 8 UTC 8 Carte du monde indiquant sa division en fuseaux horaires. Dénomination(s) Suivant les lieux : Pacific Standard Time (heure normale du Pacifique, PST) Code …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Pacific Standard Time — noun the time of day in the time zone that encompasses the West coast of the United States …   Wiktionary

  • Pacific Daylight Time — Weltkarte mit Zeitzonen Eine Zeitzone ist ein Abschnitt der Erdoberfläche, auf dem zu einem gegebenen Zeitpunkt dieselbe Uhrzeit und dasselbe Datum gelten. Bei der Bildung der Zeitzonen besteht das Bestreben, einerseits den Tag am Gang der Sonne… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Pacific Daylight Time — (abbr PDT) (in the US) the time used between early April and late October in the far western states, but not Alaska or Hawaii. It is an hour earlier than Pacific Standard Time. * * * …   Universalium

  • Pacific Standard Time — …   Википедия

  • 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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