Central Standard Time


Central Standard Time
n.
a standard time used in the zone which includes the central states of the U.S., corresponding to the mean solar time of the 90th meridian west of Greenwich, England: it is six hours behind Greenwich time: see TIME ZONE

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(abbr CST) (also Central Time)
(in the US) the time used between late October and early April in the central states. It is six hours earlier than Greenwich Mean Time.

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