What does date line mean?

Definitions for date line
date line

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word date line.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. dateline, date line, International Date Linenoun

    an imaginary line on the surface of the earth following (approximately) the 180th meridian

GCIDE

  1. Date line

    The hypothetical line on the surface of the earth fixed by international or general agreement as a boundary on one side of which the same day shall have a different name and date in the calendar from its name and date on the other side. Also called International Date Line.

Wikipedia

  1. date line

    The International Date Line (IDL) is an internationally accepted demarcation of the surface of Earth, running between the South and North Poles and serving as the boundary between one calendar day and the next. It passes through the Pacific Ocean, roughly following the 180° line of longitude and deviating to pass around some territories and island groups. Crossing the date line eastbound decreases the date by one day, while crossing the date line westbound increases the date.

ChatGPT

  1. date line

    The date line, also known as the International Date Line, is an imaginary line on the Earth's surface that runs from the North Pole to the South Pole and demarcates the change of one calendar day to the next. It is located roughly along the 180° line of longitude in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. When you cross the date line, you either add a day (when moving eastward) or subtract a day (when moving westward) to your current date.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. date line

    See international date line.

Matched Categories

How to pronounce date line?

How to say date line in sign language?

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of date line in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of date line in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Translation

Find a translation for the date line definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"date line." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2024. Web. 18 Jul 2024. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/date+line>.

Discuss these date line definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Are we missing a good definition for date line? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Image or illustration of

    date line

    Credit »

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Browse Definitions.net

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
    A ternion
    B ignominy
    C anil
    D sheath

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for date line: