The sun, I notice on this day when Daylight Saving has reverted to standard time, has imperceptibly set.
standard time throughout the United States and Canada has been established in accord with this principle.
To obtain the standard time an allowance is made on the base time.
Almost everybody knows that observatories are the places from which standard time is sent out and corrected daily or hourly.
Compare your watch with the time signals in the nearest telegraph office and find its correction referred to standard time.
The standard time or standard quantity is considered to be 100 per cent.
This mixed up method was followed by standard time, with which we are all pretty well acquainted.
Those facts hinged on the time shown by several different clocks, compared with the standard time kept at Birmingham.
The difference between local and standard time is longitude expressed in time—four minutes, we all know, representing one degree.
This standard time is the basis of the Reward System, and is therefore the most important time.
standard time |
The time in any of the 24 time zones into which the Earth's surface is divided, usually the mean time at the central meridian of the given zone. There are four standard time zones in the contiguous continental United States: Eastern, using the 75th meridian; Central, using the 90th meridian; Mountain, using the 105th meridian; and Pacific, using the 120th meridian. Alaska Standard Time, centered on the 135th meridian, is one hour behind Pacific time, and Hawaii Standard Time, centered on the 150th meridian, is one hour behind Alaska time. See more at daylight-saving time, time zone.