Atlantic time


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Atlantic time

[ət′lan·tik ′tīm]
(astronomy)
A time zone; the fourth zone west of Greenwich. Also known as Atlantic standard time.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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If Massachusetts was to change to an Atlantic Time Zone - which doesn't recognize daylight saving by changing clocks in the spring and summer - then the sun would set an hour later than it does now, similar to the sunset time of eastern Canada, the Caribbean and parts of South America.
At about 1535 Atlantic time, the airplane experienced a loss of engine power and force-landed on a closed airfield.
Mum Karen, 46, says: "On the flight back it was her birthday across the Atlantic time zone.

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