Associations to the word «Meridian»


MERIDIAN, noun. An imaginary great circle on the Earth's surface, passing through the geographic poles.
MERIDIAN, noun. Either half of such a great circle, all points of which have the same longitude.
MERIDIAN, noun. (astronomy) A great circle passing through the poles of the celestial sphere and the zenith for a particular observer.
MERIDIAN, noun. (mathematics) A similar line on any general surface of revolution.
MERIDIAN, noun. (alternative medicine) Any of the pathways on the body along which the vital energy is thought to flow and, therefore, the acupoints are distributed.
MERIDIAN, noun. The highest point, as of success, prosperity, etc.; culmination.
MERIDIAN, noun. (printing) (US) (dated) The size of type between double great primer and canon, standardized as 44-point.
MERIDIAN, adjective. Meridional; relating to a meridian.
MERIDIAN, adjective. Relating to noon
MERIDIAN, adjective. Relating to the highest point or culmination.
MERIDIAN, proper noun. A CDP in Colorado
MERIDIAN, proper noun. An unincorporated community in Florida
MERIDIAN, proper noun. A city in Idaho
MERIDIAN, proper noun. A city in Mississippi
MERIDIAN, proper noun. A village in New York
MERIDIAN, proper noun. A town in Logan County, Oklahoma
MERIDIAN, proper noun. A CDP in Stephens County, Oklahoma
MERIDIAN, proper noun. A CDP in Pennsylvania
MERIDIAN, proper noun. A city in Texas

Dictionary definition

MERIDIAN, noun. The highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development; "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".
MERIDIAN, noun. A town in eastern Mississippi.
MERIDIAN, noun. An imaginary great circle on the surface of the earth passing through the north and south poles at right angles to the equator; "all points on the same meridian have the same longitude".
MERIDIAN, adjective. Of or happening at noon; "meridian hour".
MERIDIAN, adjective. Being at the best stage of development; "our manhood's prime vigor"- Robert Browning.

Wise words

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Nathaniel Hawthorne