Eastern Standard Time

Eastern time

noun
See under standard time.
Also called Eastern Standard Time.


Origin:
1880–85, Americanism

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Eastern Standard Time
 
n
1.  one of the standard times used in North America, five hours behind Greenwich Mean Time
2.  one of the standard times used in Australia

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Eastern Standard Time  
Standard time in the fifth time zone west of Greenwich, England, reckoned at 75° west and used, for example, in the eastern part of North America.
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