local time


: time based on the meridian through a particular place as contrasted with that of a time zone

Examples of local time in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Tickets are set to go on sale Friday, Feb. 23, at 10 a.m. local time at LiveNation.com. Griselda Flores, Billboard, 20 Feb. 2024 Tickets go on sale Friday, Feb. 23, at 10 a.m. local time via Live Nation, with Citi presale tickets available for Citi card members available beginning tomorrow, Feb. 21, at 10 a.m. local time. Althea Legaspi, Rolling Stone, 20 Feb. 2024 In Kansas City, a tragic end to Super Bowl parade shocks community Thousands of fans had gathered downtown to celebrate the Chiefs’ win when shots rang out near the city’s Union Station around 2 p.m. local time. Niha Masih, Washington Post, 15 Feb. 2024 Key Facts Members of the Justice for App Workers coalition, which represents around 130,000 drivers nationwide, will refuse rides to and from airports Wednesday between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. local time in 10 cities, including Miami, Chicago, Newark, Austin and Philadelphia. Arianna Johnson, Forbes, 13 Feb. 2024 According to Memphis police, the situation unfolded at about 10 a.m. local time when police were called to a report of a carjacking of a Nissan Maxima. Faris Tanyos, CBS News, 11 Feb. 2024 The eruption, which began around 6 a.m. local time, has already affected roads and structures, damaging a pipe that supplies hot water for tens of thousands of locals. TIME, 8 Feb. 2024 According to Iceland’s Meteorological Office, the eruption occurred at 6 a.m. local time northeast of Mount Sýlingarfell. Laura Baisas, Popular Science, 8 Feb. 2024 While Swift finishes her last concert on Saturday night local time, that’s still early dawn hours Saturday morning in Las Vegas, leaving her plenty of time ahead of the Super Bowl kick-off on Sunday evening Las Vegas time. Jessie Yeung, CNN, 7 Feb. 2024 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

circa 1703, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of local time was circa 1703

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“Local time.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/local%20time. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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