English version

time zone

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Chronology, Geography
time zoneˈtime zone noun [countable]  TMCone of the 24 areas that the world is divided into, each of which has its own time
Examples from the Corpus
time zoneLike Rolex watches from a different time zone.Maintaining control over these ties can be tricky, especially from the other side of the world in a different time zone.Adjustment will be speeded up if we can strengthen the time-cues in the new time zone.An hour later, the second time zone results should be coming in from the Mid-West.The time zone changes as we went west further increased our sensation that time was no longer a hard fact.
From Longman Business Dictionarytime zoneˈtime ˌzone [countable] one of the 24 areas that the world is divided into, each of which has its own timeInvestors want to trade in Europe’s stocks in a single market within the European time zone. zone
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