Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to latitude; being in the direction of latitude.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to latitude; in the direction of latitude.

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  • adjective Relating to latitude.

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  • adjective of or relating to latitudes north or south

Etymologies

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Examples

  • To date, fisheries literature has suggested three approaches to this problem: the use of regionally specific climate projections that can be coupled directly to knowledge of the physiological limits of the species; the use of empirical relationships relating local climate (weather) to measurements of species or stock dynamics (e.g., abundance, size, growth rate, fecundity) and comparison of population success temporally (e.g., from a period of climatically variable years) or spatially (e.g., locales representing the extremes of variation in weather conditions such as latitudinal clines); and the use of current distributional data and known or inferred thermal preferences to shift ecological residency zones into geographic positions that reflect probable future climate regimes.

    Approaches to projecting climate change effects on arctic fish populations

  • It is interesting to see that in these earlier periods, Indo-European languages were spoken within a certain latitudinal band, where certain ecological conditions prevailed.

    The English Is Coming!

  • It is interesting to see that in these earlier periods, Indo-European languages were spoken within a certain latitudinal band, where certain ecological conditions prevailed.

    The English Is Coming!

  • The Cossacks and the Pilgrims must have shared some obscure latitudinal gene, some common trait that goes all the way back to the Indo-Europeans.

    A Bear Hunt in Riga

  • Plant species are distributed along elevational and latitudinal gradients, producing singular plant species composition through out the ecoregion along the lines of elevation.

    Parañá-Paraíba interior forests

  • Other army air teams or DEA pilots had pinpointed the locations of the jungle labs and noted their latitudinal and longitudinal coordinates.

    Dancing with the Devil

  • Climate generally warm and stable with little seasonal or latitudinal variation.

    Geologic time

  • Other army air teams or DEA pilots had pinpointed the locations of the jungle labs and noted their latitudinal and longitudinal coordinates.

    Dancing with the Devil

  • Notoriously fussy, the trees that produce the fruit that can be made into chocolate grow only along a very slender tropical strip ten to twenty latitudinal degrees north and south of the equator.

    Anneli Rufus: Can Chocolate Save Hawaii?

  • Plant species are distributed along altitudinal and latitudinal gradients, producing singular plant species composition.

    Parañá-Paraíba interior forests

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  • Latitudinal also means "relating to breadth or width" (Oxford English Dictionary).

    August 23, 2011

  • Perhaps with global warming it'll soon relate to toastth.

    August 23, 2011