the time as measured on the prime meridian running through Greenwich, England: used in England and as a standard of calculation elsewhere.
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Also called Greenwich Mean Time, Greenwich Civil Time, universal time, Universal Time.
Origin of Greenwich Time
First recorded in 1840–50
Words nearby Greenwich Time
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