International Atomic Time

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(TAI) An international standard measurement of time based on the comparison of many atomic clocks. TAI is maintained by the Bureau International des Poids et Mesures (BIPM), the world's governing body for civil atomic time measurement. TAI is the basis for Coordinated Universal Time.

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Last updated: 2001-08-02

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