What does Midnight mean?

Definitions for Midnight
ˈmɪdˌnaɪtMid·night

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Midnight.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. midnightnoun

    12 o'clock at night; the middle of the night

    "young children should not be allowed to stay up until midnight"

Wiktionary

  1. midnightnoun

    The middle of the night; 12:00 am; on a 12-hour clock, 12:00 at night; on a 24-hour clock, 00:00.

  2. midnightnoun

    The middle of the night: the moment of time, which is equidistant between sunset and sunrise.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Midnightnoun

    the middle of the night; twelve o'clock at night

    Etymology: [AS. midniht.]

  2. Midnightadjective

    being in, or characteristic of, the middle of the night; as, midnight studies; midnight gloom

    Etymology: [AS. midniht.]

Freebase

  1. Midnight

    Midnight is the transition time period from one day to the next: the moment when the date changes. In ancient Roman timekeeping, midnight was halfway between sunset and sunrise, varying according to the seasons. Solar midnight is that time opposite of solar noon, when the sun is closest to nadir and the night is equidistant from dusk and dawn. Due to the advent of time zones, which make time identical across a range of meridians, and daylight saving time, it rarely coincides with midnight on a clock. Solar midnight is dependent on latitude and time of the year rather than on a time zone. In the northern hemisphere, "midnight" had an ancient geographic association with "north". Modern Polish and Ukrainian preserve this association with their words for "midnight", which also means "north".

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. midnight

    1. The Pole of the hours; a pincushion on which sparkle all the seconds of a day; the keel of the good ship Tomorrow. 2. A chimney whence the dreams of today issue in smoke.

Suggested Resources

  1. midnight

    Song lyrics by midnight -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by midnight on the Lyrics.com website.

Matched Categories

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Midnight' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4808

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Midnight' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4275

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Midnight' in Nouns Frequency: #1942

How to pronounce Midnight?

How to say Midnight in sign language?

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Midnight in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Midnight in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Midnight in a Sentence

  1. Utomo Karim:

    My client just received a notification letter that in 72 hours there will be an execution, there is no date specified for the execution, but families will have time to visit Nusakambangan until Tuesday 2 p.m., this could mean that it will be carried out on later on Tuesday, probably in the evening or after midnight.

  2. Gunnar Garfors:

    Both the midnight sun (in summer) and the northern light (in winter) in Northern Norway are incredible experiences that everyone should try.

  3. Cometan:

    At the stroke of midnight as my childhood ended, I prayed and cried in a pool of moonlight to the listener who knows All, for my mission to actualise and thus, my eternal duty begins.

  4. Edward Wang:

    You have to be very quick, usually, if they release their inventory at midnight, the day before, you basically have to finish by 12:02 or 12:03, so within 2 or 3 minutes, otherwise, all the delivery schedules are booked up.

  5. Rabindranath Tagore:

    In the world's audience hall, the simple blade of grass sits on the same carpet with the sunbeams, and the stars of midnight.

Images & Illustrations of Midnight

  1. MidnightMidnightMidnightMidnightMidnight

Popularity rank by frequency of use

Midnight#1#5521#10000

Translations for Midnight

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for Midnight »

Translation

Find a translation for the Midnight definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Discuss these Midnight definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "Midnight." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 24 Sep. 2021. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/Midnight>.

    Are we missing a good definition for Midnight? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    (of a glutinous liquid such as paint) not completely dried and slightly sticky to the touch
    • A. contagious
    • B. elusive
    • C. tacky
    • D. foreordained

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for Midnight: