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ZENITH

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does zenith mean? 

ZENITH (noun)
  The noun ZENITH has 1 sense:

1. the point above the observer that is directly opposite the nadir on the imaginary sphere against which celestial bodies appear to be projected

  Familiarity information: ZENITH used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ZENITH (noun)


Sense 1zenith [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The point above the observer that is directly opposite the nadir on the imaginary sphere against which celestial bodies appear to be projected

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Hypernyms ("zenith" is a kind of...):

celestial point (a point in the heavens (on the celestial sphere))

Holonyms ("zenith" is a part of...):

celestial sphere; empyrean; firmament; heavens; sphere; vault of heaven; welkin (the apparent surface of the imaginary sphere on which celestial bodies appear to be projected)

Antonym:

nadir (the point below the observer that is directly opposite the zenith on the imaginary sphere against which celestial bodies appear to be projected)


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