\zˈɛnɪθ], \zˈɛnɪθ], \z_ˈɛ_n_ɪ_θ]\
Definitions of ZENITH
- 2006 - WordNet 3.0
- 2011 - English Dictionary Database
- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 1913 - Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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By Noah Webster.
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
The culminating-point, as of prosperity.
By James Champlin Fernald
That point in the visible celestial hemisphere which is vertical to the spectator, and from which a direct perpendicular line, passing through the spectator, would proceed to the centre of the earth; opposed to nadir. Zenith-distance, the distance of a celestial body from the zenith. Zenith-sector, an astronomical instrument for measuring with great accuracy the distances from the zenith of stars which pass near that point.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
n. [French] The vertical point or highest point in the heavens the upper pole of the celestial horizon-opposite to the nadir or lower pole; that point in the sky which is directly over-head of the spectator, and which would be indicated by a plumb-line hanging freely and at rest;-hence, figuratively, the point of culmination; greatest height; the height of sucess or prosperity.