HyperDic: latitude

English > 4 senses of the word latitude:
NOUNlocationlatitudethe angular distance between an imaginary line around a heavenly body parallel to its equator and the equator itself
statelatitudefreedom from normal restraints in conduct
locationlatitude, line of latitude, parallel of latitude, parallelan imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
attributelatitudescope for freedom of e.g. action or thought
latitude > pronunciation
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Rhymesaccrued ... vicissitude: 66 rhymes with uwd...
English > latitude: 4 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningThe angular distance between an imaginary line around a heavenly body parallel to its equator and the equator itself.
Broaderangular distanceThe angular separation between two objects as perceived by an observer
Spanishlatitud
Catalanlatitud
Adjectiveslatitudinalof or relating to latitudes / latitudes north or south
English > latitude: 4 senses > noun 2, state
Meaningfreedom from normal restraints in conduct.
Example "allowed his children considerable latitude in how they spent their money"
Broaderlibertyfreedom of choice
Spanishflexibilidad, libertad
Catalanflexibilitat, llibertat
Adjectiveslatitudinarianunwilling to accept authority or dogma (especially in religion)
English > latitude: 4 senses > noun 3, location
MeaningAn imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator.
Synonymsline of latitude, parallel of latitude, parallel
Narrowerhorse latitudeEither of two belts or regions near 30 degrees north or 30 degrees south
polar circleA line of latitude at the north or south poles
tropicEither of two parallels of latitude about 23.5 degrees to the north and south of the equator representing the points farthest north and south at which the sun can shine directly overhead and constituting the boundaries of the Torrid Zone or tropics
BroaderlineA spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent
Spanishlatitud, paralelo
Catalanlatitud, paral·lel
Adjectiveslatitudinalof or relating to latitudes / latitudes north or south
English > latitude: 4 senses > noun 4, attribute
Meaningscope for freedom of e.g. action or thought; freedom from restriction.
Broaderscope, range, reach, orbit, compass, ambitAn area in which something acts or operates or has power or control
Catalanlatitud
Adjectiveslatitudinarianunwilling to accept authority or dogma (especially in religion)

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