British Summer Time

British Summer Time noun
The time adopted in Britain during the summer, one hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (to give extra daylight in the evenings)
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British Summer Time UK US
a period of time from the end of March until the end of October when people in the UK put their clocks one hour ahead of Greenwich Mean Time, so that they can have more light in the evenings
Thesaurus: seasons and times of the yearhyponym

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noun [noncount]
Brit : a period of the year between spring and fall when clocks in the United Kingdom are set one hour ahead of Greenwich mean time — called also (Brit) Summer Time — compare daylight saving time

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ˌBritish ˈSummer Time 7 [British Summer Time] noun uncountable (abbr. BST)
the time used in the UK in summer that is one hour ahead of GMT

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