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Noon vs. Afternoon

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Main Difference

The main difference between Noon and Afternoon is that the Noon is a 12 o'clock in the daytime and Afternoon is a time of the day between noon and evening.

Wikipedia
  • Noon (noun)

    The ninth hour of the day counted from sunrise; around three o'clock in the afternoon.

  • Noon (noun)

    Time of day when the sun is in its zenith; twelve o'clock in the day, midday.

  • Noon (noun)

    The corresponding time in the middle of the night; midnight.

  • Noon (noun)

    The highest point; culmination.

  • Noon (verb)

    To relax or sleep around midday

  • Afternoon (noun)

    The part of the day from noon or lunchtime until sunset, evening, or suppertime or 6pm.

  • Afternoon (noun)

    The later part of anything, often with implications of decline.

  • Afternoon (noun)

    A party or social event held in the afternoon.

  • Afternoon (adverb)

    In the afternoon.

  • Afternoon (interjection)

    clipping of good afternoon.

Wiktionary
Oxford Dictionary
  • Noon (adjective)

    No. See the Note under No.

  • Noon (adjective)

    Belonging to midday; occurring at midday; meridional.

  • Noon (noun)

    The middle of the day; midday; the time when the sun is in the meridian; twelve o'clock in the daytime.

  • Noon (noun)

    Hence, the highest point; culmination.

  • Noon (verb)

    To take rest and refreshment at noon.

  • Afternoon (noun)

    The part of the day which follows noon, between noon and evening.

Webster Dictionary
  • Noon (noun)

    the middle of the day

  • Afternoon (noun)

    the part of the day between noon and evening;

    "he spent a quiet afternoon in the park"

  • Afternoon (noun)

    a conventional expression of greeting or farewell

Princeton's WordNet

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