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equator

noun

1 equator

An imaginary line around the Earth forming the great circle that is equidistant from the north and south poles.

Roget 68: middle, midst, mediety, mean etc. 29; medium, middle term; center etc. 222, mid-course etc. 628; ... show more

Roget 318: world, creation, nature, universe; earth, globe, wide world; cosmos; kosmos; terraqueous globe, sphere; macrocosm, megacosm; music of the spheres.    ... show more

Dutch: linie, equator, evenaar, evennachtslijn
Polish: równik, ekwator



2 equator

A circle dividing a sphere or other surface into two usually equal and symmetrical parts.

Dutch: equator


Moby thesaurus: Antarctic Zone, Arctic Circle, Arctic Zone, Frigid Zones, Torrid Zone, Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn, Variable Zones, anklet, aphelion, apogee, armlet, astronomical longitude, autumnal equinox, band, belt, bisector, boundary, bracelet, celestial equator ... show more.

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