Latitude

Noun

  • (photography) The extent to which a light-sensitive material can be over- or underexposed and still achieve an acceptable result.
  • (geography, astronomy) The angular distance north or south from a planet's equator, measured along the meridian of that particular point.
  • (astronomy) The angular distance of a heavenly body from the ecliptic.
  • The relative freedom from restrictions; scope to do something.

    "His parents gave him a great deal of latitude."

  • Extent or scope; e.g. breadth, width or amplitude.
  • (geography) An imaginary line (in fact a circle) around a planet running parallel to the planet's equator.

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