Definition of Greenwich time
1. Noun. The local time at the 0 meridian passing through Greenwich, England; it is the same everywhere.
Generic synonyms: Time
Specialized synonyms: Coordinated Universal Time, Utc
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Greenwich Time
Literary usage of Greenwich time
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"At the same time it was advised that the astronomical day should begin at midnight, mean greenwich time, the hours for astronomical purposes being reckoned ..."
2. The New American Practical Navigator: Being an Epitome of Navigation by Nathaniel Bowditch (1826)
"50m. the chronometer on that day would be too slow for greenwich time by the sum of l li. ¡ii; ni .* and Пса. 20s. or 4h. 58m. 20s. ..."
3. The American Practical Navigator: Being an Epitome of Navigation and by Nathaniel Bowditch, George Wood Logan (1906)
"FINDING THE greenwich time.—Since nearly every computation made by the navigator requires a knowledge of the Greenwich date and time as a preliminary to the ..."
4. Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific by Astronomical Society of the Pacific (1894)
"The following summary gives the present state of things with reference to the Universal Time question : (1) England, Belgium and Holland use greenwich time. ..."
5. A Manual of Spherical and Practical Astronomy: Embracing the General by William Chauvenet (1874)
"It need hardly be added that the greenwich time should never be otherwise expressed than astronomically.* EXAMPLES. 1. In Longitude 76° 82' "W. the local ..."