Zulu time


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Zulu time

[′zü·lü ‚tīm]
(astronomy)

Zulu time

The time in time zone Z, or Zulu. It is the same as Greenwich time. This time is suffixed with the symbol Z, as in 1530Z. The local time is obtained by adding or subtracting the value of the zone in which the time is being measured. Zulu time is the most commonly used time in aviation operations. Also called Z time. See zone time.

Zulu time

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When they bombed Belgrade, bombers leaving San Diego were synchronized with bombers from Italy, and they were all on Zulu Time.
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FOR ME, THE MOMENT CRYSTALLIZED MY PERCEPTION of Zulu Time as a whole.