• (British) IPA: /ˈlæt.ɪ.tjuːd/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈlæt.ɪ.tud/, /ˈlæt.ə.tjud/


  1. (geography, astronomy) The angular distance north or south from a planet's equator, measured along the meridian of that particular point.
  2. (geography) An imaginary line (in fact a circumference) around a planet running parallel to the planet's equator.
  3. The relative freedom from restrictions; scope to do something.
    His parents gave him a great deal of latitude.
  4. (astronomy) The angular distance of a heavenly body from the ecliptic.
  5. (photography) The extent to which a light-sensitive material can be over- or underexposed and still achieve an acceptable result.
    Wikipedia article on exposure latitude
  6. Extent or scope; e.g. breadth, width or amplitude.
Related terms Translations Translations Translations Translations
  • Russian: широта́
  • Spanish: latitud
  • Italian: latitudine di posa
  • Russian: широта́

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