Noun(1) the angular distance between an imaginary line around a heavenly body parallel to its equator and the equator itself(2) freedom from normal restraints in conduct(3) an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator(4) scope for freedom of e.g. action or thought; freedom from restriction
(1) Contracting parties are given considerable latitude , consistent with the doctrine of freedom of contract.(2) He suggested measuring latitude , the distance north or south of the equator, by determining the ratio of the longest to the shortest day at that place.(3) This ruling permitted the crown officers administering the book trade considerable latitude in redistributing privileges.(4) journalists have considerable latitude in criticizing public figures(5) They are primarily seen at 40 degrees south latitude , and they appear at many longitudes.(6) Essentially, his reading gives very wide latitude for both federal and state gun control laws.(7) lines of latitude(8) I keep using a 35 mm, as the exposure latitude is so much better than with my digital compact.(9) at a latitude of 51Ôö¼Ôûæ N(10) a film with a latitude that is outstanding(11) The actual exposures are close enough for just about any camera these days with the latitude in the films being so wide, so the other differences now will come down to user friendliness.(12) Allow your children latitude - even to take a year off before starting college.(13) The migration ranges as far south as 30-32 degrees north latitude off southern California and northern Baja, Mexico.(14) He sailed down to 40 degrees latitude but found there was no land.(15) We have about a 3-degree latitude in the steepness or the shallowness.(16) He believed in giving people lots of latitude and flexibility and independence but within parameters.