Definitions for meridian

Definitions for (noun) meridian

Main entry: meridian, line of longitude

Definition: an imaginary great circle on the surface of the earth passing through the north and south poles at right angles to the equator

Usage: all points on the same meridian have the same longitude

Main entry: Meridian

Definition: a town in eastern Mississippi

Main entry: meridian, height, tiptop, top, summit, superlative, acme, pinnacle, peak, elevation

Definition: the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development

Usage: his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty; the artist's gifts are at their acme; at the height of her career; the peak of perfection; summer was at its peak; ...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame; the summit of his ambition; so many highest superlatives achieved by man; at the top of his profession

Definitions for (adj) meridian

Main entry: prime, meridian

Definition: being at the best stage of development

Usage: our manhood's prime vigor- Robert Browning

Main entry: meridian

Definition: of or happening at noon

Usage: meridian hour

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