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high noon

1. Literally, at or very near midday (noon). It's only 9 AM and the heat out here is sweltering; by high noon, that sun will be deadly.
2. The peak or most advanced stage of a given period. At the high noon of the economic boom, people spent money on the most ridiculous things. The actor had been a household name at the high noon of his career, but nowadays, there are few who even remember him.
3. The critical or appointed time of a decisive confrontation, crisis, or contest. It's high noon for these two teams, as the result of this game will determine who makes it to the finals.
See also: high, noon

morning, noon, and night

All day; all the time. I've been working morning, noon, and night around here trying to get the house ready to go up for sale. You've been playing video games morning, noon, and night. I think you should take a break to do some homework.
See also: and, night

morning, noon and night

If something happens or is done morning, noon and night, it happens or is done all the time. You get fit by playing the game, day in, day out, morning, noon and night. He thought about Paloma morning, noon and night.
See also: and, night, noon

morning, noon, and night

all of the time; constantly.
1993 Tony Parker May the Lord in His Mercy be Kind to Belfast It was the sort [of relationship] where nothing else matters for you except to be with that other person morning, noon and night.
See also: and, night

morning, noon and ˈnight

at all times of the day and night (used to emphasize that something happens very often or that it happens continuously): When Sally was a baby she used to cry morning, noon and night.
See also: and, night, noon
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Prosecutor Harry Hadfield said she woke up to find Noons punching her in the face.
The court was told how Noons was clearly angry when he arrived home.
Noons' wife Emma saw blood covering her mother's face and called an ambulance but as she was doing so Noons took the phone off her, said Mr Hadfield.
Initially there was no reply but after a while Noons answered the door.
Noons told police his mother-in-law had been attacked by masked men and he had also fought with them.
Tom Mitchell, in mitigation, said Noons was entitled to full credit for his guilty pleas, was sorry for what he had done and said the likelihood of him being re-convicted had been assessed as low.
At solar noon, the sun is directly south of your location, and all shadows point to the true North Pole.
If a camper stands with his or her back to the sun at solar noon, the shadow lies along a line from the South Pole to the true North Pole through your camp.
At solar noon we say that the sun is on the meridian--and that it is noon.
The length of the camper's solar noon shadow is directly related to the season.
At solar noon local time, the meridian is on the sun.
My findings concluded that they needed a strong leader, who was bilingual, a self-starter and had strong business skills to run the company when my dad stepped down," said Noons.
By building on the foundation created by my father, we were able to see results by fostering a teamwork environment and implementing a new system of checks and balances," said Jacky Noons, president of 3 Men Movers.
In her new role, Noons aims to move the business to a larger facility, as their growth has exceeded their current space.