Definition of 'longitude'
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The chronometer, incidentally, is kaput, which doesn't matter at all -- I still wouldn't be able to relate the chronometer to longitude. SAN ANDREAS (2001)He noted the latitude and longitude, then made a mark on the admiralty chart, with the time and date. SEIZE THE RECKLESS WIND (2001)The liquid crystal display crept to latitude 51 O4" 58.23 ' north, longitude Olo 23 ' O2.22 ' east. CORMORANT (2001)
He spread his hand out along a longitude line, then used it to measure their distance to Lebanon. FLASH POINT (2001)
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Translations for 'longitude'
British English: longitude /ˈlɒndʒɪˌtjuːd; ˈlɒŋɡ-/ NOUN
The longitude of a place is its distance to the west or east of a line passing through Greenwich in England.
- American English: longitude
- Arabic: خَطُّ الطُّولِ
- Brazilian Portuguese: longitude
- Chinese: 经度
- Croatian: zemljopisna dužina
- Czech: zeměpisná délka
- Danish: længdegrad
- Dutch: longitude
- European Spanish: longitud Geografía
- Finnish: pituusaste
- French: longitude
- German: Länge Geografie
- Greek: γεωγραφικό μήκος
- Italian: longitudine
- Japanese: 経度
- Korean: 경도 지구
- Norwegian: lengdegrad
- Polish: długość geograficzna
- European Portuguese: longitude
- Romanian: longitudine
- Russian: долгота
- Spanish: longitud
- Swedish: longitud
- Thai: เส้นแวง
- Turkish: boylam
- Ukrainian: довгота
- Vietnamese: kinh độ
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