English adjective: meridian
|1.||meridian of or happening at noon|
|2.||meridian being at the best stage of development|
|Samples||Our manhood's prime vigor.|
English noun: meridian
|1.||meridian (state) the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development|
|Samples||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.
|Synonyms||acme, elevation, height, peak, pinnacle, summit, superlative, tiptop, top|
|Broader (hypernym)||degree, level, point, stage|
|2.||Meridian (location) a town in eastern Mississippi|
|Part meronym||Magnolia 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|
|Samples||All points on the same meridian have the same longitude.|
|Synonyms||line of longitude|
|Broader (hypernym)||great circle|
|Narrower (hyponym)||magnetic meridian, observer's meridian, prime meridian|
|Instance hyponym||date line, dateline, International Date Line|