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meridian


I - 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
Syn:
acme, height, elevation, peak, pinnacle,
summit, superlative, tiptop, top
Derivationally related forms:
top (for: top), superlative (for: superlative), peak (for: peak), elevate (for: elevation)
Hypernyms:
degree, level, stage, point
2. an imaginary great circle on the surface of the earth passing through the north and south poles at right angles to the equator
- all points on the same meridian have the same longitude
Syn:
line of longitude
Derivationally related forms:
meridional
Hypernyms:
great circle
Hyponyms:
observer's meridian, prime meridian, magnetic meridian
Instance Hyponyms:
dateline, date line, International Date Line

II - adjective
1. of or happening at noon
- meridian hour
Pertains to noun:
noon
2. being at the best stage of development
- "our manhood's prime vigor"- Robert Browning
Syn:
prime
Similar to:
mature

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