What do you mean by Anti meridian and post meridian?


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2011-03-18 23:43:15
2011-03-18 23:43:15

Ante is the Latin for "before"

Post is the Latin for "after"

A meridian is an imaginary line running through some point on the earth's surface connecting it to the north and south poles. The definition of mid-day is when the sun is directly over this line. This word takes it name from....

Dies is the Latin word for "day' (diem in the possessive case)

meri is a Latin prefix for middle

meridiem is therefore Latin for "middle of-the-day"

Ante-meridiem is a Latin expression meaning "before mid-day"

Post-meridiem is a Latin expression meaning "after mid-day".

Note: there is a difference between Anti-Meridian and Ante-Meridiem. The Anti-meridian is the 180th meridian. (Both 180 degrees west and east.) Which is the basis for the international date line.


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Anti meridian and post meridian :)

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It stands for anti meridian and pm would be post meridian

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what do am and pm mean? well am means it is morning pm means its afternoon and night AM Means : ANTI MERIDIAN PM Means : POST MERIDIAN

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Anti & Post Meridian.

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An Anti-Meridian is a meridian opposite any given meridian of longitude.Specifically the Anti-Meridian is the 180th meridian. That is the meridian opposite of the Prime Meridian.The term Anti-Meridian is sometimes confused with Ante Meridiem.Ante Meridiem is latin for before noon. Usually shown in English as "a.m.". Similarly, post meridiem, after noon, is shown in English as "p.m.".

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