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noun as in freedom, room to move; scope

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“Permafrost is a feature that has been part of the underground landscape in high latitudes for a long time,” says Sawyer at Ohio State.

As the MJO moves across and out of the Maritime Continent, it triggers stronger circulation patterns that push air toward higher latitudes.

For example, you can add a metric structure to the surface of a ball, like longitude and latitude lines on a globe.

Occasionally, designers are granted the creative latitude to create mascots from the ground up, in any shape or taxonomy.

The latitude where this forest once existed, 82° S, is a paleolatitude, Gramling says.

Normally at high latitude you feel really unwell, but I drank it and felt rejuvenated.

A judge there would have wide latitude in sentencing and could send the colonel to prison.

The longitude between Queens and the Kremlin gave Channel One some latitude.

The NSA might gain additional latitude when the software it wants to exploit is no longer supported by its parent company.

To be sure, this is fiction, and we must give the screenwriters wide latitude.

It succeeds best in a deep rich loam in a climate ranging from forty to fifty degrees of latitude.

The French navigator, De Pages, passed the 81st degree of north latitude, in an attempt to reach the pole.

Between 1° and 2°, or 3° North latitude, frequent changes in the weather are very common.

From 2° to 3° South latitude the wind is very irregular, and frequently excessively violent.

Between 10° and 20° South latitude we again met with very peculiar prevalent winds.


On this page you'll find 56 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to latitude, such as: elbow room, breadth, compass, extent, independence, and indulgence.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.