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Noun: zenith  zee-nith [N. Amer], ze-nith [Brit]
  1. The point above the observer that is directly opposite the nadir on the imaginary sphere against which celestial bodies appear to be projected

Derived forms: zeniths

Type of: celestial point

Antonym: nadir

Part of: celestial sphere, empyrean, firmament, heavens, sphere, vault of heaven, welkin

Encyclopedia: Zenith, Richard