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    meridian

    meridian - Dictionary definition and meaning for word meridian

    Definition
    (noun) the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (noun) a town in eastern Mississippi Definition
    (noun) an imaginary great circle on the surface of the earth passing through the north and south poles at right angles to the equator
    Synonyms : line of longitude
    Example Sentence
    • all points on the same meridian have the same longitude
    Definition
    (adj) of or happening at noon
    Example Sentence
    • meridian hour
    Definition
    (adj) being at the best stage of development
    Synonyms : prime
    Example Sentence
    • our manhood's prime vigor
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for meridian

Meridian lies between ante-meridian (before 1200 Hours) and post-meridian (after 1200 hours). At 1200 Hours, the Sun is at the highest point above us.

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