Simple Definition of standard time
: the official time of a particular region or country
Full Definition of standard time
: the time of a region or country that is established by law or general usage as civil time; specifically : the mean solar time of a meridian that is a multiple of 15 arbitrarily applied to a local area or to one of the 24 time zones and designated as a number of hours earlier or later than Greenwich time
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Rhymes with standard time
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Definition of standard time for Students
: the time established by law or by common usage over a region or country
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