Science / Weather / Greenwich Mean Time (GMT): The name of the twenty-four hour time scale which is used throughout the scientific and military communities. Standard Time begins at Greenwich, England, home of the Royal Observatory which first utilized this method of world time. This is also the Prime Meridian of Longitude. The globe is divided into twenty-four (24) time zones of 15 degrees of arc, or one hour in time apart. To the east of this meridian, time zones are number from 1 to 12 and prefixed with a minus (-), indicting the number of hours to be subtracted to obtain Greenwich Time (GMT). To the west, the time zones are also numbered 1 through 12, but are prefixed with a plus (+), indicating the number of hours to be added to obtain GMT.
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Mean Verb Synonyms: portend, show, foretell, foreshadow, promise, presage, augur, herald
Mean Noun Synonyms: intend, design, purpose, plan, aim, have in mind, contemplate, have in view, want, wish, expect, hope, be motivated by, have as justification
Business / Finance / Regression Toward The Mean: The tendency that a random variable will ultimately have a value closer to its mean value. MORE
Business / Human Resources (HR) / Regular Full-Part-Time Employee: An individual who has been hired by an employer to work a predetermined amount of hours per week in a position/appointment of indefinite duration. MORE