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English adjective: meridian

1. meridian of or happening at noon


SamplesMeridian hour.

2. meridian being at the best stage of development


SamplesOur manhood's prime vigor.


Synonymsprime


Similarmature


Antonymsimmature


English noun: meridian

1. meridian (state) the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development


SamplesHis 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.


Synonymsacme, elevation, height, peak, pinnacle, summit, superlative, tiptop, top


Broader (hypernym)degree, level, point, stage

2. Meridian (location) a town in eastern Mississippi


Instance hypernymtown


Part meronymMagnolia State, Mississippi, MS

3. meridian (location) an imaginary great circle on the surface of the earth passing through the north and south poles at right angles to the equator


SamplesAll points on the same meridian have the same longitude.


Synonymsline of longitude


Broader (hypernym)great circle


Narrower (hyponym)magnetic meridian, observer's meridian, prime meridian


Instance hyponymdate line, dateline, International Date Line









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