The angular distance north or south from a planet's equator, measured along the meridian of that particular point. (noun)
An imaginary line (in fact a circle) around a planet running parallel to the planet's equator. (noun)
The relative freedom from restrictions; scope to do something. (noun)
The angular distance of a heavenly body from the ecliptic. (noun)
The extent to which a light-sensitive material can be over- or underexposed and still achieve an acceptable result. (noun)
Extent or scope; e.g. breadth, width or amplitude. (noun)
Examples of word latitude
The impartial balance means the Crittenden Compromise, whose impartiality the North fails to see in any other light than a fond leaning to the South, giving it all territory South of a certain latitude, a _latitude_ that never was intended by the Constitution.
Their only latitude is the ability to use advertising to neutrally encourage voting.
If you live in, oh, say, Wisconsin, there are laws forbidding you from using a centerfire rifle for deer or etc. below a certain latitude (a certain east west highway, in fact).
A new country, bounded by the oceans, situated just right in latitude, with the richest land and vastest natural resources of any country in the world, settled by immigrants who had thrown off all the leading strings of the Old World and were in the humor for democracy.
We have GPS points given in latitude and longitude (3D spherical coordinates).