MERIDIAN in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of MERIDIAN
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meridian
 n.  imaginary circle on surface of the earth through the north and south poles at right angles to the equator; noon
Classic Sentence:
1  The sun had nearly reached the meridian, and his scorching rays fell full on the rocks, which seemed themselves sensible of the heat.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 24. The Secret Cave.
2  I feared my hopes were too bright to be realised; and I had enjoyed so much bliss lately that I imagined my fortune had passed its meridian, and must now decline.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
3  Open a passage; and I promise ye, Mistress Prynne shall be set where man, woman, and child may have a fair sight of her brave apparel from this time till an hour past meridian.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In II. THE MARKET-PLACE
4  To let you into a secret, I've passed the meridian myself.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 10
5  Parallel meridians rudely pecked into the glass, surround these footpads' goblets.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3. The Spouter-Inn.
6  Thought he, it's a wicked world in all meridians; I'll die a pagan.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 12. Biographical.
Example Sentence:
1  All points on the same meridian have the same longitude.
2  The prime meridian is designated zero degrees longitude, runs through Greenwich.
3  Terrestrial longitude is measured in degrees east or west of the Greenwich meridian.