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

  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

– 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

(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

(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

[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

• (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

• 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

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

[astronomy] This article is about the astronomical concept. For other uses of the word, see Meridian. A meridian is the great circle passing through the celestial poles and the zenith of a particular location. Consequently, it also contains the horizon`s north and south points and it is perpendicular to the celestial equator and the celesti...
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Meridian

[Chinese medicine] The meridian system ({zh|p=jīngluò|s=经络|t=經絡}, also called channel network) is a traditional Chinese medicine belief about a path through which the life-energy known as `qi` flows. == Main concepts == The meridian network is typically divided into 2 categories, the jingmai (經脈) or meridian channels and the l...
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Meridian

[geography] A meridian (or line of longitude) is the half of an imaginary great circle on the Earth`s surface, terminated by the North Pole and the South Pole, connecting points of equal longitude. The position of a point along the meridian is given by its latitude. Each meridian is perpendicular to all circles of latitude. Each is also the...
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Meridian

[perimetry, visual field] Meridian (plural: `meridians`) is used in perimetry and in specifying visual fields. According to IPS Perimetry Standards 1978 (2002): `Perimetry is the measurement of [an observer`s] visual functions ... at topographically defined loci in the visual field. The visual field is that portion of the external environme...
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Meridian

[shipwreck] The Meridian was a schooner that sank in Lake Michigan off the coast of Sister Bay, Wisconsin. In 1996, the shipwreck site was added to the National Register of Historic Places. ==History== The Meridian was built in Ohio in 1848. In 1849, it was reported by the Milwaukee Sentinel that the ship`s second mate, James Bain, was kill...
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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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Meridian

[TCM] Croteam company logo, in a screenshot from the computer game Serious Sam. Screenshot taken by Neural-shock. ...
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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

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

A great circle, encircling Earth, that passes through the North and South Poles. A line of longitude
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meridian

A line of longitude.
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Meridian

An imaginary circle drawn through the North and South poles of the celestial equator.
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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

Energy pathway in the body. Similar to the way blood flows through blood vessels, energy in the body
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Meridian

Great circle that passes through both the north and south poles, also called line of longitude.
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