from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Exactly noon.
- n. The highest or most advanced stage or period: the high noon of her creativity.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Exactly noon; midday; the middle of the day.
- n. The zenith or apex of one's life or of a certain activity or plot.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. the time when the sun is in the meridian.
- n. the exact meridian; midday.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the middle of the day
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Sarindar has a twenty-eight-hour day—the windows are at high noon and midnight, and they only last from thirteen to twenty-two minutes.
In the golden prime and high noon of English speech; when from the lips of the great Elizabethans fell words that made their own meaning and carried it in their very sound; when a Shakespeare and a Bacon were possible, and the language now rapidly perishing at one end and slowly renewed at the other was in vigorous growth and hardy preservation -- sweeter than honey and stronger than a lion -- the lexicographer was a person unknown, the dictionary a creation which his Creator had not created him to create.
Under the sun or the stars, at high noon or at midnight, in midwinter or in midsummer, it does not matter when, it is always the same temperature -- not too warm, not too cold, just right.
Learn to jog five miles a day along the Potomac, even at sun-death high noon during 90 percent humidity.