What does UTC mean in Time Zones?

This page is about the meanings of the acronym/abbreviation/shorthand UTC in the Regional field in general and in the Time Zones terminology in particular.

Coordinated Universal Time (Temps Universel Coordonné) [language-independent abbreviation]

Language-independent abbreviation. UTC is an ATOMIC timescale that approximates time on the Greenwich meridian.

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What does UTC mean?

coordinated universal time, UTC(noun)
Greenwich Mean Time updated with leap seconds

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