Definitions

from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See noon.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Approximately noon.

Etymologies

noon + time (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • ACOSTA: Mark Potok with the southern poverty law center says von Brunn worked for a small publishing group called noontime press, which denies the holocaust.

    CNN Transcript Jun 11, 2009

  • All of the briefs were due in this particular case by noontime, which is just a few moments ago.

    CNN Transcript - Special Event: Trial for Seminole County Absentee Ballots in Evidence Phase - December 6, 2000

  • People were regularly imprisoned, tortured, or killed for literally any reason: not stopping in front of the Palace for the daily noontime playing of the national anthem; speaking -- if you were a man -- to the girlfriend of a government henchman; protesting that a cow got into your garden, if that cow's owner had a friend in government.

    Beverly Bell: In Haiti, "We Will Never Fall Asleep Forgetting"

  • Later, during a silent noontime meditation, some people sat cross-legged on the floor in Zen's lotus position; others sat, with eyes closed, on chairs laid out for Mr. Marden's afternoon lecture normally, only a handful of backless benches inhabit the inner space.

    An Interior of Spiritual and Artistic Subtlety

  • More photos and interactive graphics Across the Libyan capital, protesters gathered after noontime prayers, emboldened by opposition groups' gains across Libya and determined, many residents said, to break the leader's grip on one of his last strongholds in the North African country.

    West to Isolate Gadhafi

  • In its budget proposal for the 2011-12 fiscal year, the York district has already axed noontime buses for half-day kindergarten kids, halved money for teaching supplies and raised the fees for driver education to $300 per student from $50.

    Tea Party Heads to School

  • And so he and his brother headed up north and started to set up and calibrate their telescope at 3:30 A.M. for the noontime event.

    First Contact

  • "The bathing also is a feature, for the days grow very warm at noontime and make a good swim feel fine."

    Some Pig, Some Book

  • It appears that I may be part of a small group of bloggers who will get a few minutes with Howard Dean on Friday, after his noontime book signing at Powell's.

    Jack Bog's Blog: July 2009 Archives

  • Now OC Transpo's blatant double standards have been dragged into the pitiless glare of the noontime sun, this story may soon be concluded.

    Archive 2009-02-01

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