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standard time

noun as in official time in locality

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For Cat, that means chowing down on her normal food, Hill’s Science Diet Adult Sensitive Stomach & Skin, at standard times, even if that means pulling over mid-road trip for a food break.

Fifty years ago, the state legislature opted to keep the clocks in most of the state in standard time all year.

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The time shift means we lose an hour of sleep, but in exchange we’ll enjoy more evening light for the next eight months — until we “fall back” to standard time again in early November.

The dark winter mornings were not too popular, however, and ever since, we’ve switched the clocks back to standard time during the winter months.

Environmentalists, favoring less energy consumption from morning heating and evening air conditioning, often support permanent standard time.

At about 10:30 am eastern standard time, Bergdahl was released from his captors.

He lived in Washington, but his moral time zone was set to Evil Standard Time.

At precisely half past 9, Eastern Standard Time, the bell clanged away.

The sun, I notice on this day when Daylight Saving has reverted to Standard Time, has imperceptibly set.

Past that, things rocked along until the hands of the big standard-time clock in the despatcher's room pointed to midnight.

To Professor Langley, more than to any other person is due the effective regulation of standard time throughout the country.

Compare your watch with the time signals in the nearest telegraph office and find its correction referred to standard time.

A day and a half—Earth Standard Time—to construct an operating dam across the stream.

Standard time throughout the United States and Canada has been established in accord with this principle.


On this page you'll find 2 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to standard time, such as: mean solar time, and zone time.

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