line of latitude


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Noun1.line of latitude - an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
polar circle - a line of latitude at the north or south poles
horse latitude - either of two belts or regions near 30 degrees north or 30 degrees south; characterized by calms and light-baffling winds
line - a spatial location defined by a real or imaginary unidimensional extent
tropic - either of two parallels of latitude about 23.5 degrees to the north and south of the equator representing the points farthest north and south at which the sun can shine directly overhead and constituting the boundaries of the Torrid Zone or tropics
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Because Jupiter rotated several times during this span, the identically aimed fragments struck different points, all falling on the same line of latitude.
Dell's entire line of Latitude and Latitude XP notebooks come standard with MS-DOS 6.
SAN FRANCISCO & LONDON -- Inspired by close collaboration with nearly 4,000 IT professionals and end users, Dell today announced a completely new line of Latitude and Dell Precision laptops, ranging from the lightest ultra-portable in the company's history to the most powerful mobile workstation.
Drawing its name from the line of latitude upon which the airport sits, the 51u Lounge offers passengers the opportunity to relax before jetting off to their destinations.
Cleverly, the name is taken from the line of latitude Birmingham is built on, but when you observe its three-storey glass tower, the three-inch thick green glass surface on the bar and the comfy-but-stylish sofa arrangements, it is obvious that nothing else is mere coincidence.
The system shares common images and components with Dell's current line of Latitude laptops to greatly simplify deployment and maintenance.
Which line of latitude divides the world into the Northern and Southern hemispheres?
But along with Felixstowe, Den Haag and Dingle, all lie on just one line of latitude - a line toured by a Welsh woman and her camera crew for a new TV travelogue.
3 trench and about 1,500m southwest of their Agyakra trenches, and follows the common border from west to east for 4km along the 6 degree north line of latitude.
S4C has commissioned a series called Ar y Lein (On the Line) by Telesgop, based in Llandovery, which will closely follow the 52-degree line of latitude around the northern hemisphere.
The war ended by truce on July 27, 1953, leaving the Koreas divided along a line of latitude called the 38th parallel (38[degrees]N).