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Definition of Eastern Standard Time noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Eastern Standard Time

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˌiːstən ˈstændəd taɪm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌiːstərn ˈstændərd taɪm//
 
[uncountable] (abbreviation EST) (also Eastern time)
 
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the time used in the winter in the eastern US and Canada, which is five hours earlier than UTC