HyperDic: meridian

English > 5 senses of the word meridian / Meridian:
NOUNstatemeridian, acme, height, elevation, peak, pinnacle, summit, superlative, tiptop, topthe highest level or degree attainable
locationMeridiana town in eastern Mississippi
locationmeridian, line of longitudean imaginary great circle on the surface of the earth passing through the north and south poles at right angles to the equator
ADJECTIVEpertmeridianof or happening / happening at noon
allmeridian, primebeing at the best stage / stage of development
meridian / Meridian > pronunciation
Soundsmerih'diyahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > meridian: 5 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or happening / happening at noon.
Example"meridian hour"
Spanishmeridiano
Nounsnoonthe middle of the day
English > meridian: 5 senses > adjective 2
MeaningAt the best stage / stage of development.
Synonymprime
BroadermatureHaving reached full natural growth or development
Nounsmeridianthe highest level or degree attainable
English > meridian: 5 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningThe highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development.
Synonymsacme, height, elevation, peak, pinnacle, summit, superlative, tiptop, top
Broaderdegree, level, stage, pointA specific identifiable position in a continuum or series or especially in a process
Spanishapogeo, auge, cima, cúspide, pico, súmmum, superlativo, tiptop
Catalanapogeu, caramull, cim, súmmum, tiptop
Adjectivesmeridianbeing at the best stage / stage of development
English > Meridian: 5 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningA town in eastern Mississippi.
Instance oftownAn urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city
Part ofMississippi, Magnolia State, MS, Miss.A state in the Deep South on the gulf of Mexico
English > meridian: 5 senses > noun 3, location
MeaningAn imaginary great circle on the surface of the earth passing through the north and south poles at right angles to the equator.
Example"all points on the same meridian have the same longitude"
Synonymline of longitude
Instancesdateline, date line, International Date LineAn imaginary line on the surface of the earth following (approximately) the 180th meridian
Narrowermagnetic meridianAn imaginary line passing through both magnetic poles of the Earth
observer's meridianA meridian that passes through the observer's zenith
prime meridianmeridian at zero degree longitude from which east and west are reckoned (usually the Greenwich longitude in England)
Broadergreat circleA circular line on the surface of a sphere formed by intersecting it with a plane passing through the center
Spanishmeridiano
Catalanmeridià
Adjectivesmeridionalof or relating to a meridian

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