Est

1. What is est short for?

Estimate

An abbreviation used when a time or quantity is uncertain and is a guess; often used when cooking, in the military, and during construction; also may be used for "estimated."

Example

"The box says the est time is around 10 minutes so put it in at 2."

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Last Updated: December 10, 2014

2. What does Est stand for?

Eastern Standard Time

An acronym used during fall and winter to signify the time in the ET of the U.S.; begins when DST ends and ends when DST begins; consists of 17 U.S. states, parts of Canada, and parts of Central America.

Example

"We just entered the EST so be sure to set your watch ahead one hour."

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Last Updated: December 10, 2014

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