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Definition of Noon


  1. No. See the Note under No.
  2. The middle of the day; midday; the time when the sun is in the meridian; twelve o'clock in the daytime.
  3. Hence, the highest point; culmination.
  4. Belonging to midday; occurring at midday; meridional.
  5. To take rest and refreshment at noon.

Noon Quotations

Think in the morning. Act in the noon. Eat in the evening. Sleep in the night.
William Blake

Summer has filled her veins with light and her heart is washed with noon.
C. Day Lewis

Every man casts a shadow; not his body only, but his imperfectly mingled spirit. This is his grief. Let him turn which way he will, it falls opposite to the sun; short at noon, long at eve. Did you never see it?
Henry David Thoreau

I don't feel old. I don't feel anything till noon. That's when it's time for my nap.
Bob Hope

At noon, on the Fourth of July, 1826, while the Liberty Bell was again sounding its old message to the people of Philadelphia, the soul of Thomas Jefferson passed on; and a few hours later John Adams entered into rest, with the name of his old friend upon his lips.
Allen Johnson
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Noon Translations

noon in Danish is middag
noon in Dutch is noen, middag
noon in French is midi
noon in German is Mittag
noon in Norwegian is middag
noon in Portuguese is meio-dia
noon in Swedish is middag

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