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Date Linenoun [S]

uk   us   (also International Date Line, abbreviation IDL)
an imaginary ​line on the ​map of the earth that goes from the North Pole to the South Pole. To the east of this ​line, the ​date is one day earlier than to the west of it: Several jets ​encounteredsoftware problems as they ​crossed the International Date Line.
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