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Princeton's WordNet

  1. noon, twelve noon, high noon, midday, noonday, noontidenoun

    the middle of the day


  1. noontidenoun

    midday, noon

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Noontideadjective


    Phaeton hath tumbled from his car,
    And made an evening at the noontide prick. William Shakespeare.

    All things in best order to invite
    Noontide repast, or afternoon’s repose. John Milton, Par. Lost.

    We expect the morning red in vain;
    ’Tis hid in vapours, or obscur’d in rain.
    The noontide yellow we in vain require;
    ’Tis black in storm, or red in light’ning fire. Matthew Prior.

  2. Noontidenoun

    Midday; time of noon.

    Etymology: noon and tide.

    Sorrow breaks seasons and reposing hours,
    Makes the night morning, and the noontide night. Sha.


  1. noontide

    Noon (or midday) is 12 o'clock in the daytime. It is written as 12 noon, 12:00 m. (for meridiem, literally 12:00 midday), 12 p.m. (for post meridiem, literally "after midday"), 12 pm, or 12:00 (using a 24-hour clock) or 1200 (military time). Solar noon is the time when the Sun appears to contact the local celestial meridian. This is when the Sun reaches its apparent highest point in the sky, at 12 noon apparent solar time and can be observed using a sundial. The local or clock time of solar noon depends on the longitude and date, with Daylight Savings Time tending to place solar noon closer to 1:00pm.


  1. noontide

    Noontide refers to the middle or peak of the day; typically referring to noon or midday, during which the sun is at its highest position in the sky. It can also be used poetically to symbolize the peak or zenith of something.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Noontidenoun

    the time of noon; midday

  2. Etymology: [From noon + tide time; cf. AS. nntd the ninth hour.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of noontide in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of noontide in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of noontide in a Sentence

  1. The Talmud:

    Whosoever does not persecute them that persecute him; whosoever takes an offence in silence; he who does good because of love; he who is cheerful under his sufferings -- these are the friends of God, and of them the Scripture says: "They shall shine forth like the sun at noontide."

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