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time zone

(Encyclopedia) time zone: see standard time .

World Time Zones and Time Zone Map

Source: National Institute of Standards and Technology Physics Laboratory Time zones did not become necessary in the United States until trains made it possible to travel hundr…

Time Zone Conversion

The Question: Where could I find information about time zones and what time it would be anywhere else in the world? The Answer: …

Time Zone Origins

A transcontinental train schedule was the mother of invention by Karen Barss Map of world time zones – full size Related Links Time Measurement, Time Zones, and the…

World Time Zones Map

        Related Links Daylight Saving Time Facts Geography Guide Country Profiles World Atlas U.S. Maps and Information …

How Big is a Time Zone?

The Question: How far apart are each of the time zones? The Answer: The answer to your question depends on where you are. The world's time zones …

standard time

(Encyclopedia) standard time, civil time used within a given time zone. The earth is divided into 24 time zones, each of which is about 15° of longitude wide and corresponds to one hour of time. Withi...

bourse

(Encyclopedia) bourse bo͝ors [key], term applied to a European stock exchange . The first international bourse was established in Antwerp in the 16th cent. The Paris bourse, dating from 1720 but compl...