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Definitions and Synonyms of line of longitude | Another word for line of longitude | What is line of longitude?

Definition 1: an imaginary great circle on the surface of the earth passing through the north and south poles at right angles to the equator - [noun denoting location]

Samples where line of longitude or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • all points on the same meridian have the same longitude

Synonyms for line of longitude in the sense of this definition

(line of longitude is a kind of ...) a circular line on the surface of a sphere formed by intersecting it with a plane passing through the center

(... is a kind of line of longitude ) a meridian that passes through the observer's zenith

(... is a kind of line of longitude ) meridian at zero degree longitude from which east and west are reckoned (usually the Greenwich longitude in England)

(... is a kind of line of longitude ) an imaginary line passing through both magnetic poles of the Earth

(... is an instance of line of longitude) an imaginary line on the surface of the earth following (approximately) the 180th meridian

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