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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 ?
Everybody dawdled that morning, and it was noon before the girls found energy enough even to take up their worsted work.
All after- noon Wing Biddlebaum had talked as one inspired.
They made a landing about noon, and lunch was served.
The men were out in the fields all day, husking corn, and when they came in at noon, with long caps pulled down over their ears and their feet in red-lined overshoes, I used to think they were like Arctic explorers.
not to-night or to-morrow morning or tomorrow noon or night?
On that morning when Magua led his silent party from the settlement of the beavers into the forests, in the manner described, the sun rose upon the Delaware encampment as if it had suddenly burst upon a busy people, actively employed in all the customary avocations of high noon.
TOWARDS noon, Hepzibah saw an elderly gentleman, large and portly, and of remarkably dignified demeanor, passing slowly along on the opposite side of the white and dusty street.
I take what you said to me at noon as a declaration that YOU'VE never known him to be bad.
And half concealed in this queer tenement, I at length found one who by his aspect seemed to have authority; and who, it being noon, and the ship's work suspended, was now enjoying respite from the burden of command.
When this last task was accomplished it was noon, and the seamen went below to their dinner.
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.
The pace they set here, it was one that called for every faculty of a man--from the instant the first steer fell till the sounding of the noon whistle, and again from half-past twelve till heaven only knew what hour in the late afternoon or evening, there was never one instant's rest for a man, for his hand or his eye or his brain.