Definition of colatitude in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌkōˈladət(y)o͞od/


The complement of the latitude; the difference between latitude and 90°.
Example sentences
  • If your co-latitude plus the declination of the star is greater than zero, then it will rise above your horizon at least sometime during the year.
  • Thus the co-latitude of 52 is 90-52 = 38 degrees.
  • The greatest departures are for beams lying near the limit of our co-latitude range.

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Syllabification: co·lat·i·tude

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