HyperDic: zenith

English > 1 sense of the word zenith:
NOUNlocationzeniththe point above the observer that is directly opposite the nadir on the imaginary sphere against which celestial bodies appear to be projected
zenith > pronunciation
Soundsziy'nahth; ziy'nihth
Rhymesbehemoth ... twentieth: 14 rhymes with ahth...
arrowsmith ... writhe: 33 rhymes with ihth...
English > zenith: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningThe point above the observer that is directly opposite the nadir on the imaginary sphere against which celestial bodies appear to be projected.
Part ofcelestial sphere, sphere, empyrean, firmament, heavens, vault of heaven, welkinThe apparent surface of the imaginary sphere on which celestial bodies appear to be projected
Broadercelestial pointA point in the heavens (on the celestial sphere)
OppositenadirThe point below the observer that is directly opposite the zenith on the imaginary sphere against which celestial bodies appear to be projected
Spanishapogeo, cenit, cénit, zenit
Catalanzenit
Adjectiveszenithalrelating to or located at or near the zenith

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