Greenwich meridian

Greenwich meridian NOUN the meridian of zero longitude, passing through Greenwich.

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  • Greenwich meridian — ▪ geography       imaginary line used to indicate 0° longitude that passes through Greenwich, a borough of London, and terminates at the North and South poles. An international conference held in Washington, D.C., in 1884 designated “the meridian …   Universalium

  • Greenwich Meridian — noun the meridian passing through Greenwich; was internationally adopted as the earth s zero of longitude in 1884 • Instance Hypernyms: ↑prime meridian …   Useful english dictionary

  • Greenwich meridian — noun the meridian of zero longitude, passing through Greenwich …   English new terms dictionary

  • Greenwich Mean Time — (GMT) is a term originally referring to mean solar time at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, London. It is now often used to refer to Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) when this is viewed as a time zone, although strictly UTC is an atomic time… …   Wikipedia

  • Greenwich-Zeit — Greenwich Mean Time (kurz GMT) [ˌɡrɛnɪtʃ ˈmiːn taim; ɪdʒ], zu Deutsch: mittlere Greenwich Zeit, ist die mittlere Sonnenzeit am Nullmeridian. Die Greenwich Mean Time war von 1884 bis 1928 Weltzeit. Obwohl in dieser Funktion heute von der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Greenwich (disambiguation) — Greenwich is a town in London. It may also refer to: *London Borough of Greenwich, the London borough of the town s namesake. **Metropolitan Borough of Greenwich, the local authority, prior to 1965.Places outside of the United KingdomSeveral… …   Wikipedia

  • Greenwich Park — is a former hunting park in Greenwich and one of the largest single green spaces in south east London. One of the Royal Parks of London, and the first to be enclosed (in 1433), it covers convert|183|acre|km2|1 and is part of the Greenwich World… …   Wikipedia

  • Greenwich Mean Time — ► NOUN ▪ the mean solar time at the Greenwich meridian, used as the standard time in a zone that includes the British Isles. ORIGIN from Greenwich in London, former site of the Royal Observatory …   English terms dictionary

  • Greenwich — This article is about Greenwich in England. For other uses, see Greenwich (disambiguation). Coordinates: 51°28′45″N 0°00′00″E / 51.4791°N 0.0000°E …   Wikipedia

  • Greenwich Mean Time — (kurz GMT) [ˌgrenɪtʃ ˈmiːn taim; ɪdʒ], zu Deutsch: mittlere Greenwich Zeit, ist die mittlere Sonnenzeit am Nullmeridian. Die Greenwich Mean Time war von 1884 bis 1928 Weltzeit, in dieser Funktion ist sie heute von der Koordinierten Weltzeit UTC… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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