time zone

noun
|Updated on: 11 Aug 2018

Definition of time zone

: a geographic region within which the same standard time is used

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First Known Use of time zone

1892

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Definition of time zone for English Language Learners

  • : any one of the world's 24 divisions that has its own time


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time zone

noun

Definition of time zone for Students

: a geographic region within which the same standard time is used


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