Meaning | The point below the observer that is directly opposite the zenith on the imaginary sphere against which celestial bodies appear to be projected. |
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Part of | celestial sphere, sphere, empyrean, firmament, heavens, vault of heaven, welkin | The apparent surface of the imaginary sphere on which celestial bodies appear to be projected |
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Broader | celestial point | A point in the heavens (on the celestial sphere) |
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Opposite | zenith | The point above the observer that is directly opposite the nadir on the imaginary sphere against which celestial bodies appear to be projected |
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Spanish | nadir |
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Catalan | nadir |
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