Definition of Longitudes

1. Noun. (plural of longitude) ¹

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Definition of Longitudes

1. longitude [n] - See also: longitude

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Longitudes

longissimus capitis
longissimus cervicis
longissimus muscle
longissimus thoracis
longitudes (current term)
longitudinal aberration
longitudinal arc of skull
longitudinal arch of foot
longitudinal bands of cruciform ligament
longitudinal canals of modiolus
longitudinal dissociation
longitudinal fissure of cerebrum
longitudinal fold of duodenum
longitudinal fracture
longitudinal layer of muscular coat
longitudinal layers of muscular tunics
longitudinal lie

Literary usage of Longitudes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society by Royal Astronomical Society (1895)
"Comparison of the Sun's longitudes for 1900 computed from Newcomb's Tables of the Sun ... It exhibits the corrections to apparent longitudes of the Sun, ..."

2. Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review by William B. Dana (1853)
"ON THE longitudes OF KEV WEST, CEDAR KEYS, AAD ST. MARK'S, FLORIDA. ... and April last, for the determination of the longitudes of Key West, Cedar Keys, ..."

3. Astronomical Papyri from Oxyrhynchus by Alexander Jones (1999)
"I. Conversion of longitudes. Computed longitudes in modern astronomical tables such ... Ptolemy's tables were also intended to generate tropical longitudes, ..."

4. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1893)
"THE DETERMINATION OF GEOGRAPHICAL longitudes BY PHOTOGRAPHY. ... values of the different astronomical methods for the determination of longitudes. ..."

5. Plane and Spherical Trigonometry by George Albert Wentworth (1891)
"Given the latitudes and longitudes of three placeĀ» on the earth's surface ... In this case we have the latitudes given, and also the longitudes ; so that we ..."

6. Universal Geography: Or a Description of All Parts of the World, on a New by Conrad Malte-Brun (1824)
"... and the calculation giving for Paris, 4 hours 36' 38", the difference, which is 3 hours 8' 52", is equal to the difference of the longitudes of Paris ..."

7. Notes of a Military Reconnoissance from Fort Leavenworth, in Missouri to San by William Hemsley Emory (1848)
"The travelling rates of chronometer 783 were, as the observations will show, very uniform, and longitudes deduced from it, compared with direct measurements ..."

8. An Introduction to Practical Astronomy: With a Collection of Astronomical Tables by Elias Loomis (1865)
"LATITUDES AND longitudes OF PLACES IN THE UNITED STATES. West longitudes are considered as positive, East longitudes as negative. ..."

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