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Transmission Time


the coordinated universal time when a transmission is sent from Earth to a spacecraft or other celestial body


time noun (time and temporal relations)


Transmission Times

Original source:

Princeton WordNet


transmission time | TRM [abbreviation]

Definition references


Transmission time

the amount of time from the beginning until the end of a message transmission. In the case of a digital message, it's the time from the first bit until the last bit of a message has left the transmitting node. The packet transmission time in seconds... (46 of 675 words)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Transmission time

Random House Dictionary:

trademark | TRM [abbreviation]

any name, symbol, figure, letter, word, or mark adopted and used by a ... | a distinctive mark or feature particularly characteristic of or identified ... (24 of 98 words, 4 definitions, pronunciation)


Collins Dictionary:

UTC | universal time [synonym]

universal time coordinated (3 of 298 words, 5 usage examples)


Britannica Encyclopedia:

Coordinated Universal Time [UTC]

international basis of civil and scientific time, implemented in 1963. The unit of UTC is the atomic second, and UTC is widely broadcast by radio ... (25 of 258 words)


Oxford Dictionary:

Greenwich Mean Time | GMT [abbreviation] | Greenwich time [abbreviation] | Universal Time | Universal Time Coordinated | Coordinated Universal Time

the mean solar time at the Greenwich meridian, adopted as the standard time in a zone that includes the British Isles (21 of 58 words, pronunciation)



Coordinated Universal Time | UTC [abbreviation]

the international standard of time that is kept by atomic clocks around the world (14 of 39 words)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/coordinated universal time

American Heritage Dictionary:

coordinated universal time | UTC [abbreviation]

Universal time, taking into account the addition or omission of leap seconds by atomic clocks each year to compensate for changes in the rotation of ... (25 of 34 words, pronunciation)


New World Dictionary:

Coordinated Universal Time | UTC [abbreviation]

"Universal Time" as periodically adjusted to coordinate with atomic clocks: it serves as the official international basis for "standard time" (20 of 25 words)



Coordinated Universal Time | UTC [synonym] | Greenwich mean time [synonym] | GMT [synonym] | Z time [synonym] | Zulu time [synonym]

A high-precision atomic time standard (abbreviation UTC) (7 of 9 words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/Coordinated Universal Time

Encarta Dictionary:

Universal Time | Universal Time Coordinated | GMT [abbreviation] | Greenwich Mean Time [abbreviation] | Coordinated Universal Time [time] | Zulu time [time]

the time in the zone that includes the 0ยบ meridian of Greenwich, London, ... | an internationally accepted standard for calculating time based on ... (23 of 58 words, 2 definitions)

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