Greenwich Mean Time


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  • noun

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the local time at the 0 meridian passing through Greenwich, England

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But the worry is a return journey of over 12 hours and the readjustment to Greenwich Mean Time may cause problems when they return to face Stoke at the Britannia Stadium on Boxing Day.
The switch to Greenwich Mean Time on Sunday will mean come Monday commuters will find themselves hitting the roads in the dark.
At 2am British Summer Time (BST) on Sunday, the UK will move to 1am Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), continuing until March.
Edgbaston-based RoSPA said up to 450 deaths and serious injuries could be saved if the clocks stayed an hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time in the winter and two hours ahead in the summer.
WHAT ELSE IS THERE: You're in Greenwich Mean Time territory where time began.
Greenwich mean time was established in 1884, just in time for the development of mass networks of trains requiring schedules and accurate timekeeping.
Sir, - At the weekend we changed from Greenwich Mean Time to British Summer Time.
They want to move our time one hour forward: in the winter, our clocks would be one hour in advance of Greenwich Mean Time and in summer two hours.
Central European Time would mean that rather than reverting to Greenwich Mean Time in October and putting the clocks back one hour, they would stay one hour ahead until Spring when they would then be put forward another hour in March.
Giving evidence to the parliamentary inquiry into tourism, both the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA), and the British Association of Leisure Parks, Piers and Attractions (BALPPA) backed the move, where winter would be one hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time and summer time would be two hours ahead of GMT.
7) Guinness's 1998 claim Greenwich Mean Time was to be called Guinness Mean Time
The leap second is actually aimed at midnight, Greenwich Mean Time.
Normal clocks are based on Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), the world standard since 1884, which is tied to Sun's position in relation to the Greenwich Meridian - the zero line of longitude.
When the clocks change in October, we switch from British Summer Time to Greenwich Mean Time.
The positioning of the sundial within the park is mathematically calculated depending on the grid reference and true north and is correct in both Greenwich mean time and British standard time.
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