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meridian meaning and definition

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Definition of meridian (noun)

  1. the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development
    • "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
  2. a town in eastern Mississippi
  3. an imaginary great circle on the surface of the earth passing through the north and south poles at right angles to the equator

MERIDIAN adjective

Definition of meridian (adjective)

  1. of or happening at noon
    • "meridian hour"
  2. being at the best stage of development
    • "our manhood's prime vigor"- Robert Browning
    • synonyms: prime
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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