twelve noon

noun
the middle of the day
Syn: ↑noon, ↑high noon, ↑midday, ↑noonday, ↑noontide
Hypernyms: ↑hour, ↑time of day

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • noon — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. noontime, midday, noonday, lunchtime. See chronometry. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. noontime, noontide, noonday, midday, twelve noon, high noon, meridian, noon hour; see also time 1 , 2 . III (Roget s 3… …   English dictionary for students

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  • Noon — (n[=oo]n), n. [AS. n[=o]n, orig., the ninth hour, fr. L. nona (sc. hora) the ninth hour, then applied to the church services (called nones) at that hour, the time of which was afterwards changed to noon. See {Nine}, and cf. {Nones}, {Nunchion}.]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Noon of night — Noon Noon (n[=oo]n), n. [AS. n[=o]n, orig., the ninth hour, fr. L. nona (sc. hora) the ninth hour, then applied to the church services (called nones) at that hour, the time of which was afterwards changed to noon. See {Nine}, and cf. {Nones},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • noon — [ nun ] noun uncount ** twelve o clock in the middle of the day: They both slept until noon. We should be there by noon. => MORNING1 …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • noon — [no͞on] n. [ME < OE non, orig., the ninth hour (by the Roman method, reckoning from sunrise: i.e., 3 p.m.) < L nona (hora), ninth (hour) < novem, NINE] 1. twelve o clock in the daytime; midday 2. the highest point or culmination 3. Rare… …   English World dictionary

  • twelve-hour clock — noun A method of reckoning time by two successive periods of twelve hours, beginning again at 1 after 12 noon • • • Main Entry: ↑twelve …   Useful english dictionary

  • noon — ► NOUN ▪ twelve o clock in the day; midday. ORIGIN from Latin nona hora ninth hour , originally referring to the ninth hour from sunrise, i.e. approximately 3 p.m …   English terms dictionary

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