degrees of latitude

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  • latitude — [lat′ə to͞od΄, lat′ətyo͞od΄] n. [OFr < L latitudo < latus, wide: see LATERAL] 1. Rare breadth; width 2. Rare extent; scope; range of applicability 3. freedom from narrow restrictions; freedom of opinion, conduct, or action 4. see… …   English World dictionary

  • latitude — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. range, extent, scope, freedom, breadth, space. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Freedom within limits] Syn. range, scope, independence; see extent , freedom 2 . 2. [A point in its relationship to the equator]… …   English dictionary for students

  • latitude — lat‧i‧tude [ˈlættjuːd ǁ tuːd] noun [uncountable] JOURNALISM freedom to choose what you do or say: latitude in • The new guidelines give banks more latitude in making loans. • States generally have wide latitude in setting tax policies. * * *… …   Financial and business terms

  • Latitude — Lat i*tude, n. [F. latitude, L. latitudo, fr. latus broad, wide, for older stlatus; perh. akin to E. strew.] 1. Extent from side to side, or distance sidewise from a given point or line; breadth; width. [1913 Webster] Provided the length do not… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Latitude — This article is about the geographical reference system. For other uses, see Latitude (disambiguation). Map of Earth Longitude (λ) Lines of longitude appear vertical with varying curvature in this projection, but are actually halves of great… …   Wikipedia

  • latitude — n. freedom of action 1) to allow smb. latitude in (we are allowed quite a bit of latitude in selecting our subjects) distance measured in degrees north or south of the equator 2) high; low latitudes 3) at a latitude (at a latitude of ten degrees… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • latitude and longitude — Coordinate system by which the position or location of any place on the Earth s surface can be determined and described. Latitude is a measurement of location north or south of the Equator. Lines of latitude are known as parallels, or parallels… …   Universalium

  • latitude — lat|i|tude [ˈlætıtju:d US tu:d] n [Date: 1300 1400; : Latin; Origin: latitudo, from latus wide ] 1.) [U and C] the distance north or south of the ↑equator (=the imaginary line around the middle of the world) , measured in degrees →↑longitude 2.)… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • latitude — [[t]læ̱tɪtjuːd, AM tuːd[/t]] latitudes 1) N VAR The latitude of a place is its distance from the equator. Compare longitude. In the middle to high latitudes rainfall has risen steadily over the last 20 30 years. ADJ: usu amount ADJ Latitude is… …   English dictionary

  • latitude — i. The angular distance from the equator to a point, measured northward or southward along a meridian through that point. It is measured in degrees, minutes, and seconds and is annotated N or S, according to whether the point lies north or south… …   Aviation dictionary

  • latitude — UK [ˈlætɪˌtjuːd] / US [ˈlætəˌtud] noun Word forms latitude : singular latitude plural latitudes 1) [countable/uncountable] science the distance of a point on the Earth from the equator (= the imaginary line around the middle of the Earth),… …   English dictionary

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