time zone

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Geometrical division of time across the world in 24 longitudinal divisions. Time zones are determined by dividing the Earth into 24 lunes with 15 degrees of longitude in width, observing local time, and then making the zone one hour earlier than the zone immediately to the east.

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I called my friend and he didn't answer and it took me some time to figure our he was in a different time zone and it was early in the morning where he was.
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The company headquarters are in New York City which is in the Eastern time zone but they struggled to smoothly work with there overseas offices which had very different working hours.
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When dealing with people in other areas of the country you must make sure you know the correct time zone you are calling.
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