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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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What is mening of Am And PM?

Anti meridian and post meridian :)


What is does am stand for?

It stands for anti meridian and pm would be post meridian


What do mean am and pm?

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


What is the long form of am and pm?

Anti & Post Meridian.


What is anti meridian?

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.".


What is the mean of am and pm?

Ante Meridian and Post Meridian


What mean of time am and pm?

after meridian post meridian


Which country include anti meridian and post meridian?

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What is expansion of am?

While using am and pm in time representation, it denotes.. am ==> Anti Meridian pm ==> Post Meridian


What dose AM PM mean?

Ante Meridian and Post Meridian respectively.


If it is 12 pm what does the pm mean?

Post Meridian


What does m and pm mean?

Ante Meridian: before noon - am Post Meridian: after noon - pm


What does pm mean?

pm means:post meridianPRİVATE MESSAGEPrime ministerpersonal mailpost menstrualprime meridian


Am and pm mean?

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.


What does it pm mean?

(If you are talking about PM in time) It means post meridian. And AM means ante meridian.Before and after the meridian that means noon.


What does pm means in the afternoon?

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.


Why are ante meridian and post meridian known by this name?

Ante meansbefore and post means behind.Meridian is from the Latin for Midday.Ante Meridian = am (before midday)Post Meridian = pm (after midday)


What does pm in time mean?

It means 'post meridian', literally 'after midday'


What is does PM stand for?

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.


Who made up post meridian and ante meridian?

"Meridianus" is Latin for "noon"; the phrases mean after noon and before noon.


What is PM and AM?

post meridian and ante meridian


What language does the word post meridian come from?

Post meridian, meaning after noon, is Latin.


What does the pm mean?

The two main ones are post meridian or prime minister.


What is abbreivation for am and pm?

Ante-meridian and post meridian


What is post meridian?

Post Meridiem is PM. It is Latin for "after noon". For example, 1:30 PM.Post Meridian is a typo.