Meaning of longitude
Pronunciation: (lon'ji-td", -tyd"), [key]
- angular distance east or west on the earth's surface, measured by the angle contained between the meridian of a particular place and some prime meridian, as that of Greenwich, England, and expressed either in degrees or by some corresponding difference in time.
- Seecelestial longitude.
- Seegalactic longitude.
- longitude (Thesaurus)