Nine vs Noon - What's the difference?

nine | noon |

As verbs the difference between nine and noon

is that nine is they are while noon is to relax or sleep around midday.

As a noun noon is

(obsolete) the ninth hour of the day counted from sunrise; around three o'clock in the afternoon or noon can be the letter in the arabic script.



(wikipedia nine)


  • (cardinal) A numerical value equal to ; the number occurring after eight and before ten.
  • A cat has nine lives.
  • Describing a set or group with nine components.
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    (en noun)
  • The digit or figure .
  • (card games) A playing card with nine pips.
  • (weaponry) A nine-millimeter semi-automatic pistol.
  • (computing, engineering, usually in plural) A statistical unit of proportion (of reliability, purity, etc.).
  • They guaranteed that our Web site would have 99.99% uptime, or four nines .
  • (label) A baseball club, a baseball team (composed of nine players).
  • * 1877, Chicago Times, July 8, 1877:Peter Morris,
  • A Game of Inches: The Stories Behind the Innovations That Shaped Baseball, 15.1.3 Rain Checks, pp. 411–412
  • *:The St. Louis club is the only nine in the league which gives its patrons the right to see a full game or no pay.
  • Synonyms

    * (Roman numerals): (l)

    Coordinate terms

    * Previous : eight () * Next : ten ()

    Derived terms

    * cloud nine * dressed to the nines * on cloud nine * the whole nine yards

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    (wikipedia noon)

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) . Cognate with Dutch noen, obsolete German Non, Norwegian non.


    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) The ninth hour of the day counted from sunrise; around three o'clock in the afternoon.
  • Time of day when the sun is in its zenith; twelve o'clock in the day, midday.
  • (obsolete) The corresponding time in the middle of the night; midnight.
  • * 1885', When night was at its '''noon I heard a voice chanting the Koran in sweetest accents — Sir Richard Burton, ''The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night , Night 17:
  • (figurative) The highest point; culmination.
  • * Motley
  • In the very noon of that brilliant life which was destined to be so soon, and so fatally, overshadowed.
    * (sense, twelve o'clock in the day) noontide, noon-time, midday, twelve (o'clock)
    * (middle of the night) midnight
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    (en verb)
  • To relax or sleep around midday
  • * 1906 , (Andy Adams), The Double Trail
  • *:Well, we crossed and nooned , lying around on purpose to give them a good lead, and when we hit the trail back in these sand-hills, there he was, not a mile ahead, and you can see there was no chance to get around.
  • * 1889 , (Mark Twain), (w, A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court) Chapter XX
  • *:Between six and nine we made ten miles, which was plenty for a horse carrying triple—man, woman, and armor; then we stopped for a long nooning under some trees by a limpid brook.
  • * 1853 , (Theodore Winthrop), The Canoe and the Saddle
  • *:We presently turned just aside from the trail into an episode of beautiful prairie, one of a succession along the plateau at the crest of the range. At this height of about five thousand feet, the snows remain until June. In this fair, oval, forest-circled prairie of my nooning , the grass was long and succulent, as if it grew in the bed of a drained lake.
  • Etymology 2


    (en noun)
  • The letter in the Arabic script.
  • Anagrams

    * English palindromes ----