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What does GMT stand for?

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Asked by Ginger, 30 Oct '13 05:16 pm
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It stands for Greenwich Mean Time ( or time at zero degree longitude) i.e.london
Answered by rajnikant raiyarela, 30 Oct '13 05:17 pm

 
  
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Greenwich Mean Time
Answered by apsaikia, 30 Oct '13 06:35 pm

 
  
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Good Managed Team, alternately, Grand Master Training.
Answered by Sulekha khuntdar, 30 Oct '13 05:47 pm

 
  
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Preparing for JET LAG....???
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Answered by Incredible Abhi, 30 Oct '13 05:42 pm

 
  
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Ginger Manoj Team ... !!
Answered by Manoj M, 30 Oct '13 05:31 pm

 
  
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Gypsy (needs) Mental Treatment :((
Answered by Gypsy, 30 Oct '13 05:26 pm

 
  
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Greenwich MERIDIAN Time!
Answered by Nauty, 30 Oct '13 05:18 pm

 
  
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Greenwich mean time....:))
Answered by ronak zabi, 30 Oct '13 05:18 pm

 
  
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Greenwich Mean Time
Answered by Lucky, 30 Oct '13 05:17 pm

 
  
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GMT stands for "Greenwich Mean Time". Greenwich is a place in England, close to London. It used to be the standard place for measuring time. "Mean" is the scientific word for average, because they measured the time from the average position of the Sun over a year. In the GMT system, the duration of the "GMT second" was adjusted so that every day had 24 hours, every hour had 60 minutes, and every minute had 60 seconds.

In 1972, the world's scientists stopped using GMT, and change to a new system called UTC = Coordinated Universal Time (the order of the letters comes from the French). Every UTC second is exactly as long as an atomic second, and the days are generally a millisecond or so longer than 24 hours. After a few years, the difference adds up to close to a second, and the time lords put in a "leap second" into UTC.

We don't measure time by using the Sun at Greenwich any more. Instead, we use radio-telescopes around the world, to measure the Earth's rotation in relationship ...more
Answered by jafar, 30 Oct '13 05:59 pm

 
  
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