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noon

 (no͞on)
n.
1.
a. Twelve o'clock in the daytime; midday.
b. The time or point in the sun's path at which the sun is on the local meridian. Also called noontide, noontime.
2. The highest point; the zenith.
3. Archaic Midnight.

[Middle English non, from Old English nōn, canonical hour of nones (3 pm in early Middle Ages), from Late Latin nōna (hōra), ninth (hour after sunrise), nones, feminine sing. of Latin nōnus, ninth; see newn̥ in Indo-European roots.]

noon

(nuːn)
n
1.
a. the middle of the day; 12 o'clock in the daytime or the time or point at which the sun crosses the local meridian
b. (as modifier): the noon sun.
2. poetic the highest, brightest, or most important part; culmination
[Old English nōn, from Latin nōna (hōra) ninth hour (originally 3 p.m., the ninth hour from sunrise)]

noon

(nun)

n.
1. midday.
2. twelve o'clock in the daytime.
3. the highest, brightest, or finest point or part.
4. Archaic. midnight.
[before 900; Middle English none, Old English nōn < Latin nōna ninth hour. See none2]

noon

  • high noon - Exactly 12 noon.
  • luncheon - An extension of the word lunch, based on nuncheon, "a drink taken at noon."
  • noon - Derived from the Latin word nona, "ninth," as it originally meant the ninth hour after sunrise, about 3 p.m.
  • post meridiem - The expansion of p.m., from Latin, meaning "after noon" (1647).
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.noon - the middle of the daynoon - the middle of the day    
24-hour interval, day, mean solar day, solar day, twenty-four hour period, twenty-four hours - time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis; "two days later they left"; "they put on two performances every day"; "there are 30,000 passengers per day"
time of day, hour - clock time; "the hour is getting late"

noon

noun
1. midday, high noon, noonday, noontime, twelve noon, noontide The long day of meetings started at noon.
adjective
1. midday, noonday, noontime, noontide The noon sun was fierce.
Translations
poledne
middag
keskipäivä
podne
dél
hádegi, miîdegi
正午真昼
정오
meridies
dienas vidus
poldan
klockan tolv på dagenmiddagmitt på dagen
เที่ยงวัน
öğleöğle vakti
buổi trưa

noon

[nuːn]
A. Nmediodía m
at noona mediodía
high noon (= midday) → mediodía m (fig) (= peak) → apogeo m, punto m culminante; (= critical point) → momento m crucial
B. CPDde mediodía

noon

[ˈnuːn]
nmidi m
at noon → à midi
adj [sun] → de midi
a noon deadline
The transfer is expected to go through by today's noon deadline → Le virement devrait être effectué avant l'heure limite, à savoir aujourd'hui midi.

noon

nMittag m; at noonum 12 Uhr mittags
adj12-Uhr-; deadlinebis 12 Uhr; noon flight12-Uhr-Flug m

noon

:
noontide
n (liter) = noontime
noontime (esp US)
nMittagszeit f, → Mittagsstunde f (geh); at noonum die Mittagsstunde (geh)
adj meal, sun, light, class, service, crowdzur Mittagszeit

noon

[nuːn] nmezzogiorno
at noon → a mezzogiorno

noon

(nuːn) noun
twelve o'clock midday. They arrived at noon.

noon

ظُهْر, مُنْتَصَفُ الّنَهَارِ poledne middag Mittag μεσημέρι mediodía keskipäivä midi podne mezzogiorno 正午, 真昼 정오 middag klokka tolv, midt på dagen południe meio-dia полдень klockan tolv på dagen, mitt på dagen เที่ยงวัน öğle buổi trưa 中午, 正午

noon

n. mediodía.

noon

n mediodía m
References in classic literature ?
not to-night or to-morrow morning or tomorrow noon or night?
No longer ago than yesterday noon, my Tom took and filled the cat full of Pain-killer, and I did think the cretur would tear the house down.
As noon approached, all those who had wandered forth from our habitation, began to return; and when midday was fairly come scarcely a sound was to be heard in the valley: a deep sleep fell upon all.
TWO TRAVELERS, worn out by the heat of the summer's sun, laid themselves down at noon under the widespreading branches of a Plane-Tree.
Next day our men had to shovel until noon to reach the barn-- and the snow was still falling
Tis best to fix the very day: So, by a learned friend's advice, I've made it Noon, the Fourth of May.
Noon arrived without the orb of day showing itself for an instant.
It wanted five minutes of noon, on the day before yesterday, when there appeared a very odd-looking object on the summit of the ridge of the eastward.
I'll give you until noon, Daddy," said the girl in a voice which carried a more strongly defined tone of authority than her father's soft drawl, "and then I shall come into that room, if I have to use an axe, and bring you out--do you understand?
At noon he came again and gave us our food and water; this time Dolly came with him; she was crying, and I could gather from what they said that Jerry was dangerously ill, and the doctor said it was a bad case.
In the middle of the after- noon we came upon one of those very patriarchs our- selves, in the edge of a poor village.
We shall be on board by noon," replied his master, placidly.