### Zenith

The point on the celestial sphere directly above an observer, or the highest point in the sky reached by a celestial body.

### Zenith

The point on the celestial sphere directly above the observer. Opposite the nadir.

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*n]* - the point above the observer that is directly opposite the nadir on the imaginary sphere against which celestial bodies appear to be projected

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see midheaven.

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The point on the celestial sphere that lies directly overhead an observer, exactly 90 degrees away from every part of the observer's horizon.

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The zenith is the point in the sky directly above an observer's head. This term is often used in astronomy

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Parameter of tape head alignment relating to whether or not the head is perpendicular to the tape path, and aligned so as to be in the same plane.

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Point in the Sky that is directly overhead. The direction to the zenith is perpendicular to the astronomical horizon. The point 180 degrees from the zenith is called the nadir. See also: Nadir, Zenithal.

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**Ze'nith** * noun* [ Middle English

* senyth* , Old French

* cenith* , French

* zénith* , Spanish

* zenit* ,

* cenit* , abbrev. from Arabic

* samt-urras* way of the head, vertical place;

* samt* way, path +

* al* the +

* ras* head. Confer

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1. That point in the visible celestial hemisphere which is vertical to the spectator; the point of the heavens directly overhead; opposed to nadir. 'From morn To noon he fell, from noon to dewy eve, A summer's day; and with the setting sun Dropped from the zenith, like a falling star.' (Milton) ... 2. Hence, figuratively, the point of culmination; ...

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• (n.) hence, figuratively, the point of culmination; the greatest height; the height of success or prosperity. • (n.) That point in the visible celestial hemisphere which is vertical to the spectator; the point of the heavens directly overhead; -- opposed to nadir.

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point on the celestial sphere directly above an observer on the Earth. The point 180° opposite the zenith, directly underfoot, is the nadir. ...

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is the point on the sky that is directly overhead, from the perspective of a particular location on the Earth.

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The point which is elevated 90 degrees from all points on a given observer's astronomical horizon. The point on any given observer's celestial sphere that lies directly above him. The opposite of nadir.

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The point on the celestial sphere directly above an observer; it is the the opposite of nadir. The zenith angle is the angle between the overhead point for an observer and an object such as the Sun. The solar zenith angle is zero if the Sun is directly overhead and is 90° when the Sun is on the ...

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zenith, in astronomy, the point in the sky directly overhead; more precisely, it is the point at which the celestial sphere is intersected by an upward extension of a plumb line from the observer's location. Its position in the sky thus depends on the direction of the earth's gravitational field at ...

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Uppermost point of the sky, immediately above the observer; the nadir is below, diametrically opposite. See celestial sphere

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Point in the heavens directly above a particular location on the Earth`s surface

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The point with a ninety degree inclination in relation to the observer, or the point directly above them.

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The zenith is an imaginary point directly `above` a particular location, on the imaginary celestial sphere. `Above` means in the vertical direction opposite to the apparent gravitational force at that location. The opposite direction, i.e. the direction in which gravity pulls, is toward the nadir. Zenith may be used as a name which means succe...

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A point directly overhead from an observer.

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The point in the sky directly overhead. The pole of the Horizon.

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The point on the celestial sphere directly above the observer. Opposite the nadir.

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The point in the celestial sphere directly overhead; opposite the nadir. The zenith and nadir are th

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