Meridional distance

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Meridional distance the distance or departure from the meridian; the easting or westing.
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Usage

In literature:

The meridional distance of the sun from the zenith of Alexandria he estimated to be 7 deg.
"Beacon Lights of History, Volume III" by John Lord
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In science:

This could be interpreted by assuming that the hot spots are not in antipodal position but have a meridional distance of ≈ 160◦ (Schwope et al. 2005, Haberl et al. 2006, Haberl 2006).
Turning Points in the Evolution of Isolated Neutron Stars' Magnetic Fields
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