local time


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n local time the official time in a local region (adjusted for location around the Earth); established by law or custom
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In literature:

But in course of time, such nations would change their name, and sometimes locality; in such a case they must be found.
"The Lost Ten Tribes, and 1882" by Joseph Wild
He went this time with a roving commission from the government, and authority to make treaties with the local chieftains.
"The Explorer" by W. Somerset Maugham
All through that time the local forces and rifle club members suffered from inability to obtain up-to-date rifles.
"The Chronicles of a Gay Gordon" by José Maria Gordon
Many times you will find that the local folks will have ideas about who is to play this part or that part.
"The Art of Stage Dancing" by Ned Wayburn
The earth at the present time is subject, at various localities, to occasional volcanic outbreaks.
"The Story of the Heavens" by Robert Stawell Ball
The settlement was at first called Conduskeag and for a short time was locally known as Sunbury.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 2" by Various
Now, what is the star time that corresponds to local time?
"Lectures in Navigation" by Ernest Gallaudet Draper
In war time local pride in the volunteer regiments is always strong.
"Uncle Sam's Boys in the Ranks" by H. Irving Hancock
The time for sowing will depend of course on the locality and variety.
"The Cauliflower" by A. A. Crozier
The restricting of local officers to one office at a time struck a blow at Berkeley's system of government by placemen.
"Bacon's Rebellion, 1676" by Thomas Jefferson Wertenbaker

In poetry:

"Now, my worthy friends, you know me, and just what I mean to do.
As plain people of Australia I am ev'ry time for you,
With my eyes upon the future and this great land's destiny,
I shall not to 'local interests' sacrifice prosterity."
"The Candid Candidate" by C J Dennis
In ignorance, deafness, blindness, in the cities by the sea,
With waste of time and of money, and with local jealousy;
With Anti-Federal envy, and personal paltriness,
They are seeking a site for a city—while Australia moans in distress.
"The Federal City" by Henry Lawson

In news:

Don't miss a stunning sight around 9 pm local daylight time April 26 when a crescent Moon joins Mercury and the Pleiades in the deepening twilight.
The Seattle Times sinks a local polluter .
The Sunday Times File Photo Local attorney Amil Minora has successfully lobbied to have the Davis Street bridge in Moosic renamed for his two uncles, both of whom were killed in World War II.
Arrived from Fort Lauderdale at 7:30 am local time, which is the same as Austin time.
'Frankly, this is probably the most exciting opportunity we've had in a long time,' says one local.
Local author and radio personality Larry Morrow donated his time as the auctioneer.
Students at one local high school have a new reason to be on time and in class every day.
Follow Nancy Luna on her blog or at Twitter and Facebook for real-time information on local food news, trends and deals.
Local musician Lance Larsen's hard-luck life got a lot tougher Monday afternoon when an unknown assailant stabbed him three times, perhaps as part of a gang initiation.
For the first time in over 20 years, the local California League franchise renewed their player development contract before the calendar hit August.
Comedian Mack Dryden says that almost every time he tells a local he moved from L.A.
In two weeks' time, 232 citations were issued to owners, "the toughest crackdown on stray dogs in county history," according to our local daily.
Modeled after local drug or family courts, veterans courts are springing up, stressing rehabilitation and mentoring over jail time.
The Open Championship kicks off on Thursday, with Tiger Woods' group teeing off at 9:42 am local time (4:42 am ET).
With gaps in the state budget, revised septic rules to write and local communities hoping for some stimulus funds to repair last week's flood damage, state lawmakers took time to pass a piece of legislation proposed by West Geauga students.

In science:

Ray-Knight Theorems for the local times of simple random walks.
No more than three favourite sites for simple random walk
In the following transformations the inverse local times , defined below for k ∈ N and x ∈ Z, will play an essential rˆole: TU (k , x) := inf {t ≥ 1 : U (t, x) = k}, TD (k , x) := inf {t ≥ 1 : D(t, x) = k}.
No more than three favourite sites for simple random walk
According to the, by now classical, Ray-Knight Theorems on the local time process of simple symmetric random walks on Z (cf.
No more than three favourite sites for simple random walk
Kesten, H. (1965): An iterated logarithm law for the local time.
No more than three favourite sites for simple random walk
We find asymptotics of some class of functionals depending on local times of this twodimensional random walk.
Drift and entropy growth for random walks on groups