noon·​time | \ ˈnün-ˌtīm How to pronounce noontime (audio) \

Definition of noontime

: the time of noon : midday

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The traffic gets heavy around noontime. far removed from the noontime of their popularity, when they had performed at sold-out arenas, the band now played at small clubs

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Media reports have indicated that possible exposures have occurred, but Schapelhouman stressed that no injuries had been reported as of noontime. Bay City News Service, The Mercury News, "Hazmat crews at Facebook HQ in Menlo Park after sarin scare," 1 July 2019 In the Plaza de Justicia, beside the Hall of Records, 2000 looked to the blazing sunlight of the heavens in prayer at noontime while a breeze ruffled the flags of the United Nations. Scott Harrison,, "From the Archives: D-day news arrives in Los Angeles," 5 June 2019 Police allege Correa stabbed Edward Sanchez, 50, of Boston, near 112 Southampton St. around noontime on Tuesday. Danny Mcdonald,, "Boston police arrest suspect in connection with fatal stabbing of man in South End," 9 May 2018 Ricardo Collazo, 43, was found on a Pioneer Valley Transit Authority bus near State and Main Streets shortly after noontime after a brief police chase, Springfield police posted on Twitter. Elise Takahama,, "Springfield man arrested for allegedly robbing TD Bank branch," 26 May 2018 At noontime on a Tuesday in February, a single microphone stood in front of the altar at Fordham University Church in the Bronx. Jon Pareles, New York Times, "In Its Own Quiet Way, I’m With Her Is a Supergroup," 13 Mar. 2018 The opening scene in the film is the most captivating, showing a journey through the back alleys leading to Ramen Ichufuku in Hatsudai, and then into the bustling restaurant at noontime, where customers slurp noodles and broth quickly. Alyse Whitney, Bon Appetit, "Watch a Clip from ‘Ramen Heads,’ a New Documentary for Food Obsessives," 12 Mar. 2018 That chromatic axis varies from the pinkish red of dawn, up through the blue-white of noontime, and then back down to reddish twilight. Adam Rogers, WIRED, "The Science of Why No One Agrees on the Color of This Dress," 26 Feb. 2015 While the wind was blowing 20-30 mph and some gusts higher after noontime, the scores were high but not unreasonable as hole locations were in accessible positions. 2. Ajc Staff, ajc, "Masters Update: High winds push scores higher," 6 Apr. 2017

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First Known Use of noontime

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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noon·​time | \ ˈnün-ˌtīm How to pronounce noontime (audio) \

Kids Definition of noontime

: noon

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