meridian

  1. a town in eastern Mississippi
  2. an imaginary great circle on the surface of the earth passing through the north and south poles at right angles to the equator

meridian

an imaginary north-south line on the face of the Earth identified or drawn on a map to indicate the relative location of all points along it in a east or west of a principal meridian

meridian

[adj] - of or happening at noon 2. [n] - a town in eastern Mississippi 3. [n] - an imaginary great circle on the surface of the earth passing through the north and south poles at right angles to the equator
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Meridian

the zenith-nadir line, roughly vertical in a chart, running through the centre of Earth from the point where the zodiac culminates in the sky to a point beneath the Earth.
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Meridian

The imaginary line that passes from north to south horizons via the zenith.
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Meridian

Me·rid'i·an adjective [ French méridien , Latin meridianus pertaining to noon, from meridies noon, midday, for older medidies ; medius mid, middle + dies day. See Mid , and Diurnal .] 1. Being at, or pertaining to, midday; belonging...
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meridian

1. Midday; noon. ... 2. Hence: The highest point, as of success, prosperity, or the like; culmination. 'I have touched the highest point of all my greatness, And from that full meridian of my glory I haste now to my setting.' (Shak) ... 3. <astronomy> A great circle of the sphere passing through the poles of the heavens and the zenith of a gi...
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meridian

adjective of or happening at noon; `meridian hour`
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meridian

(mә-rid´e-әn) an imaginary line on the surface of a globe or sphere, connecting the opposite ends of its axis. adj., merid´ional., adj. Meridians of eyeball. in acupuncture, a system of 20 lines (12 principal and 8 collateral) connecting acupoints and r...
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Meridian

• (a.) A great circle of the sphere passing through the poles of the heavens and the zenith of a given place. It is crossed by the sun at midday. • (a.) Hence: The highest point, as of success, prosperity, or the like; culmination. • (a.) Pertaining to the highest point or culmination; as, meridian splendor. • (a.) Midday; noon....
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Meridian

(from the article `African American literature`) ...Revolutionary Petunias and Other Poems (1973), a collection of poems that urges its reader to `[b]e nobody`s darling; / Be an outcast`; and ...
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Meridian

city, seat of Lauderdale county, eastern Mississippi, U.S., lying 93 miles (150 km) east of Jackson. In 1854 the site was chosen as the junction of ...
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meridian

imaginary north–south line on the Earth`s surface that connects both geographic poles; it is used to indicate longitude. The 40th meridian, for ... [2 related articles]
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meridian

meridian Mid-day, noon.
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Meridian

A circular arc that meets at the poles and connects all places of the same longitude.
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Meridian

– A surveying term that establishes a line of reference. The bearing is used to designate direction. The bearing of a line is the acute horizontal angle between the meridian and the line. Azimuths are angles measured clockwise from any meridian.
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meridian

• A great circle on the celestial sphere that passes through the celestial poles and the observer's zenith. The meridian angle of a celestial object is the angle measured eastward along the celestial equator from an observer`s meridian to that of the object. The meridian altitude of an object i...
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Meridian

Meridian (murid'ēun) , city (1990 pop. 41,036), seat of Lauderdale co., E Miss., near the Ala. line; settled 1831, inc. 1860. It is an important rail and highway point and the trade and shipping center for a farm, livestock, and timber area. There is also diverse manufacturing. In the Civi...
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Meridian

In geography a meridian one of the innumerable imaginary lines on the surface of the earth that may be conceived of as passing through both poles and through any other given place, and serving to settle the longitude of places and thus to mark their exact position. There are also corresponding lines called astronomical or celestial meridians, which...
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meridian

Type: Term Pronunciation: mĕ-rid′ē-an Definitions: 1. A line encircling a globular body at right angles to its equator and touching both poles, or the half of such a circle extending from pole to pole. 2. In acupuncture, the lines connecting different anatomic sites. Synonyms: meridianus
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meridian

Half a great circle drawn on the Earth's surface passing through both poles and thus through all places with the same longitude. Terrestrial longitudes are usually measured from the Greenwich Meridian. An astronomical meridian is a great circle passing through the celestial pole and the zenith (t...
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meridian

A line of longitude.
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Meridian

Meridians are lines drawn by cartographers and astronomers that pass through the northern point on the horizon of a planetary body or moon, meeting at the celestial pole.
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meridian

In traditional Chinese medicine, one of 20 channels that form a network through which qi (the body's vital energy) flows and that connect the body
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Meridian

[Stargate SG-1] Dark Shadows is a well-known cult-TV series that aired from 1966-1971 on ABC-TV and a revival on NBC in 1991. ...
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