local mean time

local mean time
The time interval elapsed since the mean sun

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  • Greenwich Mean Time — ➡ GMT. * * *       the name for mean solar time of the longitude (0°) of the Royal Greenwich Observatory in England. The meridian at this longitude is called the prime meridian or Greenwich meridian.       Greenwich Mean Time was used for clearly …   Universalium

  • Greenwich Mean Time — Temps moyen de Greenwich « GMT » redirige ici. Pour les autres significations, voir GMT (homonymie) …   Wikipédia en Français

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