[ UK /zˈɛnɪθ/ ]
[ US /ˈzinəθ, ˈzinɪθ/ ]
  1. the point above the observer that is directly opposite the nadir on the imaginary sphere against which celestial bodies appear to be projected
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How To Use zenith In A Sentence

  • The years 1899-1919 were the zenith of Elgar's creativity and success.
  • Mr.W. G. Harding -- unless he came to Zenith and electioneered for Babbitt
  • Even at its zenith in the mid-20th century, mink had few rivals, with only sable and the pelts of big cats bestowing anywhere near the same prestige.
  • The two-hour delay in starting that morning began to take on increasing significance as the sun reached its zenith without disclosing Petersburg on the horizon.
  • That oculomotor adjustment to a relatively near point induces micropsia for the zenith moon
  • He is even a member of a club called the Boosters, whose sole purpose is to celebrate and vaunt Zenith's virtues wherever possible. Books on Disgrace
  • After reaching its zenith in the mid-16th century, the Fugger banking empire was undermined by wars and the repeated bankruptcies of the Spanish state. In This Picturesque Village, the Rent Hasn't Been Raised Since 1520
  • Rather call the dusky and dark-haired Twilight, whose pensive face is limned against the western hills, by the name of that fierce and fervid Noon that stands erect under the hot zenith, instinct with the red blood of a thousand summers, casting her glittering tresses abroad upon the south-wind, and holding in her hands the all-unfolded rose of life. The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 03, No. 16, February, 1859
  • Temple also notes that the tradition of making films about festivals, which reached its zenith in the early 1970s, has hardly produced a string of cinematic masterpieces.
  • Halfway through the set, McCracken's antics reached a zenith when he performed a drum roll-accompanied backflip ‘just for Toronto.’
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