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Synonyms for meridian

Synonyms for meridian

the highest level or degree attainable

a town in eastern Mississippi

an imaginary great circle on the surface of the earth passing through the north and south poles at right angles to the equator

being at the best stage of development


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One evening I was passing through this room to my bedroom, with a lamp--there is no gas in Meridian.
Let us not be upset and overwhelmed in that terrible rapid and whirlpool called a dinner, situated in the meridian shallows.
I cannot help promising myself, from such a dawn, that the meridian of this youth will be equal to that of either the elder or the younger Brutus.
It is nearly of the second magnitude, and its meridian passage is--"
And just as the conclusions of the astronomers would have been vain and uncertain if not founded on observations of the seen heavens, in relation to a single meridian and a single horizon, so would my conclusions be vain and uncertain if not founded on that conception of right, which has been and will be always alike for all men, which has been revealed to me as a Christian, and which can always be trusted in my soul.
Yes," he continued, with a contemptuous smile, "the blowing up of the first meridian is bound to raise a howl of execration.
I am abroad at night, my good girl, because the earth in its diurnal revolutions leaves the light of the sun but half the time on any given meridian, and because what I have to do cannot be performed in twelve or fifteen consecutive hours.
Quadruped; seen by star-light, and by the aid of a pocket-lamp, in the prairies of North America--see Journal for Latitude and Meridian.
In good time, nevertheless, as the ardor of youth declines; as years and dumps increase; as reflection lends her solemn pauses; in short, as a general lassitude overtakes the sated Turk; then a love of ease and virtue supplants the love for maidens; our Ottoman enters upon the impotent, repentant, admonitory stage of life, forswears, disbands the harem, and grown to an exemplary, sulky old soul, goes about all alone among the meridians and parallels saying his prayers, and warning each young Leviathan from his amorous errors.
Although hardly one shell, crab or fish is common to the above-named three approximate faunas of Eastern and Western America and the eastern Pacific islands, yet many fish range from the Pacific into the Indian Ocean, and many shells are common to the eastern islands of the Pacific and the eastern shores of Africa, on almost exactly opposite meridians of longitude.
An example is the third point of the Kidney Meridian (see illustration), which helps a host of Kidney physical disorders, as well as anxiety.
one of the nation's leading providers of commercial real estate services, announces the formation of an affiliation with Meridian Real Estate Services, Inc.
We anticipate a smooth integration of the Biotrin products into the Meridian business structure.
European and Chinese operating assets of ABC-NACO, Lombard, Illinois, and formed a new company, Meridian Rail Corp.
15 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to optimize the blend of technology, customer service and people management in a growing organization, Meridian Bancorp (Nasdaq-NNM: MRDN) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Samuel A.