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.
I think it may be something like 179˚ e or w
after meridian post meridian
Ante meansbefore and post means behind.Meridian is from the Latin for Midday.Ante Meridian = am (before midday)Post Meridian = pm (after midday)
Am - ante meridiem (Latin for before midday) Pm - post meridiem (Latin for after midday)
The Latin word post meridian is equivalent to the English word "after noon".
its greenwich mean time. So it would be 12pm in the United Kingdom and other countries in that time zone.
Anti meridian and post meridian :)
It stands for anti meridian and pm would be post meridian
Ante Meridian and Post Meridian
after meridian post meridian
While using am and pm in time representation, it denotes.. am ==> Anti Meridian pm ==> 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
The initials a.m. stand for ante meridian, Latin for "before noon." The initials p.m. stand for post meridian, Latin for "after noon."
Ante Meridian: before noon - am Post Meridian: after noon - pm
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.".
AM = "Ante - Meridian"PM = "Post - Meridian""Ante" and "post" mean "before" and "after"."Meridian" is the imaginary line in the sky that runs north/south and passes directly over you.In the morning, the sun moves from the eastern horizon toward the meridian. At Noon, the sun crosses the meridian. In the afternoon, the sun has crossed the meridian and moves away from it toward the west.Morning is the time before the sun crosses the meridian = Ante-Meridian = AM.Afternoon and evening is the time after the sun crosses the meridian = Post-Meridian = PM.
PM stands for post meridian. AM stands for anti meridian. They are Latin words. PM can also stand for Prime Minister, an important position in Parliamentary Democracies.