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Extent from side to side, or distance sidewise from a given point or line; breadth; width.
Room; space; freedom from confinement or restraint; hence, looseness; laxity; independence.
Extent or breadth of signification, application, etc.; extent of deviation from a standard, as truth, style, etc.
Distance north or south of the equator, measured on a meridian.
The angular distance of a heavenly body from the ecliptic.
A geographical term for the number of degrees North or South of the equator. Think of it as ladder steps running horizontally across the earth's surface.
A distance North or South from the Equator, measured in degrees. Valid values are between -90 (the South Pole) and +90 (the North Pole). Northern latitudes are positive (0 to 90 degrees), southern latitudes are negative (0 to -90 degrees).
Measure of distance north and south of the equator. - Goes up to 90 degrees. - Each major meridian is 15 degrees.
Linear or angular distance that is measured north or south of the equator in degrees, minutes and seconds.
In a planeto-centric co-ordinate system, the angle measured at the center of the planet from the equator to a point on the planet's surface, towards one of the poles. Also used, by analogy, as one co-ordinate in the ecliptic and galactic systems.
Latitudnal interval between points; angular arc distance north or south of the Equator along a meridian of longitude.
the imaginary lines that go from east to west (side to side) along the globe, but that measure distances north and south of the equator
The distance north or south of the equator of a point on the earth's surface.
North-South distance above a meridian as measured from the equator.
arc of a meridian between the equator and a given point on the globe
The geographical distance from the equator. Regions close to the equator have low latitude. The Arctic and Antarctic are at high latitudes. The United States are in between, at "mid-latitudes".
This is a means of determining how far north or south of the Equator a vessel is. Imaginary lines of latitude are used in this process. The Equator is 0º. All other lines of latitude run parallel to the Equator up to 90º at the North Pole and to 90º at the South Pole. When you have worked out your latitude and longitude together you can determine a vessel's exact position.
Latitude is the name given to imaginary lines parallel to the Equator which give a measure of the distance north or south of the Equator. It is expressed in degrees, ranging from 0° at the Equator to 90° at the Poles. MORE
Imaginary lines that pass around the earth parallel to the equator. The equator itself is latitude 0 degrees while the geographic poles are latitude 90 degrees.
Distance measured in degrees, north and south from the equator. All lines of latitude are parallel to each other.
the location on the Earth measuring how far north or south of the equator one is.
How far north or south of the equator a coordinate lies. 0 degrees = the equator.
Latitude is a north-south measurement of position on the Earth. It is defined by the angle measured from a horizontal plane located at the Earth's center that is perpendicular to the polar axis. A line connecting all places of the same latitude is termed a parallel. Latitude is measured in degrees, minutes, and seconds. Measurements of latitude range from equator (0°) to 90° North and South from this point.
Distance on the surface of the Earth measured north or south of the Equator.
Angle made by a perpendicular to a given point on the surface of a sphere or ellipsoid representing the Earth and the plane of the Equator ('+' if the point is north of the Equator, '-' if it is south). One of the two common geographic coordinates of a point on the Earth
noun - Angular distance of the surface of a planet that measures distance north/south from the equator. Latitudinal lines on a trionian planet run east/west, and are in the shape of circles. Each latitude on tetronian planet is in the shape of a torus.
Imaginary lines on the Earth that run parallel to the equator.
A measurement on a map of location north or south of the equator. The other coordinate needed to locate any position on the earth's surface (including at sea) is the longitude.
The angular distance between a point and the equator.
(abbrev. LAT) The location north or south in reference to the equator, which is designated at zero (0) degrees. Lines of latitude are parallel to the equator and circle the globe. The North and South poles are at 90 degrees North and South latitude.
a north-south measurement of position on Earth, defined by the angle measured from a horizontal plane located at Earth's center that is perpendicular to the polar axis and measured in degrees, minutes and seconds. Measurements range from equator (0 degrees) to 90 degrees north and south from this point. (A line connecting all places on the same latitude is called a parallel.)
Angular distance north or south of the equator. Measured and indicated in degrees, minutes, and seconds.
The angular distance between a terrestrial position and the equator measured northward or southward from the equator along a meridian of longitude.
A north/south measurement of position perpendicular to the earth's polar axis.
An imaginary east-west line running around the globe as a part of the coordinate system for locating points on the earth in measurements of degrees north or south of the zero point at the equator.
measures distance in degrees north and south of the Equator.
Used to describe the North-South position of a point as measured usually in degrees or decimal degrees above or below the equator. Latitude lines are the horizontal lines on a map that increase form 0 degrees at the Equator to 90 degrees at both the North (+90.0 degrees) and South (-90.0 degrees) poles.
earth measurement in degrees of the distance north or south of the equator, and often used to establish a boundary. Lines of latitude are known as parallels.
the distance in angular degrees north and south of the equator
the parallel lines that circle the globe both north and south of the equator, which is designated at zero (0) degrees
The angular position of a place north or south of the equator. Positive values in the Northern hemisphere, negative in the South (i.e., the South Pole = -90º).
equally spaced lines of navigation running east to west around the earth. Parallel to the equator.
Distance from the equator. Compare altitude.
the angular measure between the equator and the circle of parallel on which a point lies.
Point Angle Measured along Meridian N/S from Center of Equator Plane
regularly spaced imaginary lines on the earth's surface running parallel to the equator; used to in coordination with longitude to find an object's position on earth.
the number of degrees that a location is north or south of the equator.
Angular distance of a point on the earth's surface north or south or the equator, measured along a meridian, the equator being latitude 0°, the north pole latitude 90°N, and the south pole latitude 90°S.
Imaginary lines that cross the surface of the Earth parallel to the Equator, measuring how far north or south of the Equator a place is located. A measure of distance north or south of the equator. One degree of latitude equals approximately 110 kilometers (69 miles).
The angle of a location on the earth's surface from the equator expressed in degrees north or south. The Arctic Circle, for example, is at approximately latitude 66° north.
the angular distance between an imaginary line around a heavenly body parallel to its equator and the equator itself
freedom from normal restraints in conduct; "the new freedom in movies and novels"; "allowed his children considerable latitude in how they spent their money"
an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
Distance north or south of the equator, measured in degrees. A degree of latitude is about 69 miles.
Freedom from normal restraints, limitations, or regulations
The angular distance north and south from the earth's equator measured through 90° from side to side across the globe. (See Observations Using a Gnomon and The Construction and Use of a Sundial)
A north-south coordinate measured on the surface of a sphere. It is the angular distance from the equator in the direction of one of the rotational poles.
measures angles in a north-south direction. Defines the y - coordinate of a cartesian coordinate pair.
Geographic position of the Remediation Site with respect to the Earth's Equator; expressed in degrees, minutes, and seconds. Used together with a measurement of longitude to identify a specific location on the earth's surface.
A measurement of position in the north-south direction relative to the Earth's equator. The equator has a latitude of 0 degrees. The north pole has a latitude of 90 degrees north and the south pole has a latitude of 90 degrees south.
The measurement of distance north or south of the equator.
an angular measurement of north-south location on Earth's surface. Latitude ranges from 90° south (at the south pole), through 0° (all along the equator), to 90° north (at the north pole). Latitude is usually defined as a positive value in the northern hemisphere and a negative value in the southern hemisphere. Click here for an in-depth explanation of latitude and longitude from NASA. Click here for a list of sites to help determine your latitude and longitude.
Distance north or south of the Equator on the surface of the Earth, measured in degrees (angles) at its centre. Latitude gets higher (bigger) as you go north or south.
The measurement of a position on the surface of the earth north or south of the equator measured in degrees of angle.
imaginary horizontal lines, including the equator, that circle the earth from east to west and indicate distance from the equator, measured in degrees
A line of universal distance north or south from the equator, along which any given day length is the same, at any location, east or west. Latitudes are expressed in degrees north or south from the equator, taking the center of the earth as the point of origin.
Angle between the Equator and a point on the surface of the Earth. Usually given as an angle between 0° and 90°, and a letter (N or S) indicating whether it is to the North, or South of the Equator.
Latitude is the angular distance north or south from the equator to a particular location. The equator has a latitude of zero degrees. The North Pole has a latitude of 90 degrees North; the South Pole has a latitude of 90 degrees South.
Angular distance measured in degrees, minutes, and seconds north and south to the geographic poles from the equator.
Angular distance, in degrees, minutes, and seconds of a point north or south of the Equator.
Angular distance measured in degrees north or south of the equator. One degree approximates 60 nautical miles.
Angular distance north or south of the equator, measured from 0 to 90 degrees north or south.
A measurement of degrees, minutes and seconds from the Equator, up to 90° North or South at the poles. A degree of latitude is equivalent to a nautical mile.
Latitude is the distance of a Planet from the Ecliptic, either towards the North or South, by which means we come to say, a Planet has either Septentrionall or Meridionall Latitude, when either he recedes from the Ecliptic towards the North or South.
the distance of a position north or south of the equator, mesaured in degrees and minutes
The location north or south in reference to the equator, which is designated at zero (0) degrees. Parallel lines that circle the globe both north and south of the equator. The poles are at 90 degrees North and South latitude.
Lines of latitude are imaginary lines that tell how far north or south a place is from the Equator. The lines measure the degrees north and south from the Equator. Zero degrees is the location of the Equator.
A position's distance north or south of the equator measured by degrees from 0 to 90.
Circles in parallel planes to that of the equator defining north-south measurements, also called parallels.
A unit of measure referenced by lines parallel to the equator. Measured in terms of degrees (º), minutes ( ' ), and seconds ( " ).
The north-south coordinates of Earth, with the north pole being 0 degrees latitude and the equator being 90 degrees latitude. Lines of latitude circle Earth east to west.
An angular measurement of a point on the earth, north or south of the equator. Latitude is 0 degrees at the equator, +90 degrees at the North Pole, and -90 degrees at the South Pole.
The angular distance measured North or South of the earth's equator, expressed in degrees, minutes, and seconds. Measured by means of parallels that are imaginary circles parallel with the equator.
angular distance measured on a meridian north or south from the equator.
The angular distance of a position on its meridian north or south from the equator, measured in degrees
The distance, expressed in degrees, from the earth's equator to points north and south. The equator is assigned the value of 0 degrees, the North Pole is 90 degrees and the South Pole is -90 degrees.
Distance on the earth's surface, measured northward or southward from the equator measured in degrees of the meridian; angular distance reckoned on a meridian. ( See longitude , meridian)
the angular distance north or south from the equator to a point on Earth's surface, measured on the meridian of the point
the horizontal lines one a map that mark the distance north or south of the equator
angular distance measured in degrees north or south of the equator on the earth's surface.
The distance north or south of the earth's equator. Both longitude and latitude are angles measured in degrees.
Distance from the equator. The latitude of a place affects the temperature.
angle measured at the center of the earth from the equator to any point on the earth's surface. 0 degrees would be at the equator, while the North pole would be at 90 degrees latitude. Taos is around 36 degrees latitude. Latitude is used in determining what angle to tilt a solar array to, and for determining how long shadows will be.
North/south position of a point on the Earth defined as the angle between the normal to the Earth's surface at that point and the plane of the equator.
The degree measure of an angle whose vertex is the center of the Earth and one side is a radius to the equator. Used to indicate the location of a place with reference (north or south) to the equator. See also longitude.
(L). Angle at the center of the earth between the equator and a point on the earth's surface as measured north or south of the equator along the meridian passing through the point.
Geographic distance north or south of the equator expressed in degrees and minutes.
Imaginary lines that allow for the measurement of position north or south of the equator. Latitude is measured in degrees (one degree - 60 nautical miles, or 111 kilometres). The equator is at a latitude of 0° and the poles lie at latitudes of 90° north (North Pole) or 90° south (South Pole). Lines of latitude differ in length according to how far north and south they are.
a global standard coordinate used to identify a position on earth given in degrees, minutes and seconds, indicates the north/south position above/below the equator, positive is in the northern hemisphere and negative is in the southern hemisphere.
Latitude lines run east/west. The longest line of latitude is the equator, which circles the midsection of the planet. The latitude of the equator is 0 degrees. Latitude lines are parallel to each other, north and south of the equator. The North Pole is 90 degrees north latitude and the South Pole is 90 degrees south latitude. North America lies in between the equator and the North Pole.
The angular distance north or south from the Earth's equator measured in degrees on the meridian of a point: equator being 0 degrees and the poles 90 degrees North and 90 degrees South.
The angular distance in degrees north or south of the equator. Lines of latitude are also referred to as "parallels."
A geographical measurement made up of degrees, minutes, and seconds. It is measured north or south with reference to the equator. This measurement is obtained from the GPS.
The angular distance of a point on the earth's surface along a meridian north or south of the equator. The Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn are parallels of latitude approximately 23 1/2 degrees north and south of the equator respectively.
The angular distance north or south of the equator when using the Latitude/Longitude grid system. These latitude lines are parallel to the equator and often referred to as "Parallels".
The angular distance north or south of the equator, measured in degrees of arc.
Parallel lines running east-west around the globe; measured in degrees north or south from the equator.
angle above or below the equator to indicate position on the earth. The celestial latitude, however, is an angular distance with respect to the ecliptic.
Angular distance in a great circle of reference reckoned from an accepted origin to the projection of any point on that circle. Latitude on the Earth's surface is measured on the meridian north and south of the Equator and is expressed in degrees.
is meridian and expressed as degrees East & West
The range of allowable exposure values of a film. While there is usually a single "correct" exposure that yields the full range of tonality from shadows to highlights, film does tolerate some degree of over- or under-exposure, and this can be taken into account when setting exposure.
Latitude is the distance of a location from the equator in degrees.
Angular distance in degrees of a point on the earth north or south of the equator.
The distance north or south of the equator, measured in degrees (0 to 90) and minutes. One minute of latitude equals one nautical mile.
Latitude and longitude create a waypoint. Latitude is the angular distance north or south from the earth's equator measured through 90 degrees.
The angular distance north or south from the Earthís equator, measured in degrees, minutes, and seconds. One degree equals 60 nautical miles. A combination of latitude and longitude can be used to locate any spot on the earthís surface.
The distance along a meridian / the north or south change in distance experienced in moving from one end of a line segment to another.
The angle between a perpendicular at a location and the equatorial plane of the Earth.
The distance north or south of the equator, measured in degrees. On maps, lines parallel to the equator represent latitudes. ()
Distance on the Earth (measured in degrees) north or south of the equator.
The angular distance from the equator to the pole. The equator is 0°, the North Pole is 90° North, and the South Pole is 90° South.
(4) A measure (in degrees) of how far north or south of the equator a location is on Earth; determined by circles of latitude parallel to the equator.
(Parallels of). Angular distance north or south from the equator of a point on the earth's surface. The equator is 0°. The poles are 90°.
The location of a point north or south of the equator. Latitude is shown on a map or globe as east-west lines parallel to the equator.
used to specify position on the Earth, it is the number of degrees north or south of the Earth's equator.
One of the two coordinates (the other being longitude) used to locate a position at sea; marked in degrees north or south of the equator, from 0 degrees at the equator to 90 degress north or south at the poles; one degree of latitude = 60 minutes of latitude; as one minute equals a mile, a common saying at sea is "a minute's a mile". Latitude is comparable to the x-axis on a graph.
The number of degrees off course allowed a guest.
The first component of a spherical coordinate system used to record positions on the earth’s surface. Latitude indicates the angular distance north or south of the earth’s equator measured through 90 degrees. (See Longitude)
Latitude is the angular distance north or south from the equator to a particular location. The equator has a latitude of zero degrees. The north and south poles have a latitude of 90 degrees. The rest of the world is between zero and ninety degrees.
An angular measurement, in degrees, north or south of the equator.
the angular distance on Earth's surface north or south of the equator, expressed in degrees, minutes, and seconds.
The distance north or south of the equator measured and expressed in degrees.
The angular distance along the meridian from the point in question to the equator. Latitude is normally described as so many degrees north or south of the equator. Compare longitude.
The angle made between the equator, the earth’s geometric center, and a point on or above the surface. The south pole has latitude –90 degrees, the north +90 degrees.
1. Angular distance, measured in degrees, north or south from the equator. 2. Surveying measure of the angular distance, as measured in degrees, north or south from a fixed point. 3. Freedom from narrow restrictions.