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Noun
/ˈlatəˌt(y)o͞od/,
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latitudes, plural;
  1. The angular distance of a place north or south of the earth's equator, or of a celestial object north or south of the celestial equator, usually expressed in degrees and minutes
    • - at a latitude of 51° N
    • - lines of latitude
  2. Regions, esp. with reference to their temperature and distance from the equator
    • - temperate latitudes
    • - northern latitudes
  3. Scope for freedom of action or thought
    • - journalists have considerable latitude in criticizing public figures
  4. The range of exposures for which an emulsion or printing paper will give acceptable contrast
    • - a film with a latitude that is outstanding

  1. the angular distance between an imaginary line around a heavenly body parallel to its equator and the equator itself
  2. freedom from normal restraints in conduct; "the new freedom in movies and novels"; "allowed his children considerable latitude in how they spent their money"
  3. scope for freedom of e.g. action or thought; freedom from restriction
  4. Latitude, usually denoted by the Greek letter phi (φ) gives the location of a place on Earth (or other planetary body) north or south of the equator. ...
  5. Latitude is part of the World Square complex bounded by George, Goulburn, Liverpool and Pitt Streets in Sydney, Australia. The building's official name is Ernst & Young Tower at Latitude and is located on the corner of George and Goulburn streets.
  6. The Latitude , formerly Rhine Harbour , will be a private housing estate in Prince Edward Road East, San Po Kong, Kowloon, Hong Kong, near Kai Tak metropolis. There will be five residential towers with a total of 1,100 flats. ...
  7. The angular distance north or south from a planet's equator, measured along the meridian of that particular point; An imaginary line (in fact a circle) around a planet running parallel to the planet's equator; The relative freedom from restrictions: his parents gave hime a great deal of ...
  8. (Latitudes) New York, B. W. Huebsch, inc., 1924
  9. The range between overexposure and underexposure in which a film will still produce usable images. (Camera)
  10. There are three kinds of Terrestrial latitude: astronomical, geographic and geocentric. (1) Astronomical: the angle between the direction of the plumb-line and the plane of the Earth's equator. ...
  11. position on the north-south coordinate.
  12. Distance measured in degrees north or south of the equator.
  13. the angular distance north or south from the equator of a point on the earth's surface, measured on the meridian of the point.
  14. Latitude is the geographic coordinate represented by lines running from east to west that are parallel to the equator.
  15. A sub-section of Physical Data, on the Advanced tab. See Latitude in the User Guide for more information.
  16. The lines running east and west on a map or globe grid.
  17. Imaginary lines running parallel round the globe east-west. They help you to measure position and distance on a chart when used in conjunction with lines of longitude
  18. and "LONGITUDE" for the last principal location were added late in the research, and the author would welcome additions and corrections from any user.
  19. Latitude is a system of lines on a planet or moon that measure distance north and south of the equator all the way to the poles. [See: Global Positioning System, LPS.]
  20. The range of thickness of material that can be recorded on the radiograph within the useful reading range of film density. A high contrast film has little latitude and conversely a low contrast film has great latitude.
  21. Lines of latitude circle a globe parallel to its equator. Latitude is measured in units of degrees. Latitudes above the equator are said to be North latitudes, and those below the equator are said to be South latitudes. ...
  22. A north/south measurement of position perpendicular to the earth's polar axis.
  23. Parallels or degrees of latitude (the east-west lines) are equidistant throughout the globe. Degrees of latitude are 60 nautical miles [69 statute miles] apart.
  24. The range of allowable exposure values of a film. While there is usually a single “correct” exposure that yields the full range of tonality from shadows to highlights, film does tolerate some degree of over- or under-exposure, and this can be taken into account when setting exposure.
  25. The part of a 3-dimensional direction that is given as the angle between the x-axis and the x-y plane projection of a selected direction. Latitude is usually given as an angle in the range of 0 to 2 pi or in the range of -pi-to-pi. ...