equator

an imaginary line drawn around the middle of the Earth an equal distance from the North Pole and the South Pole

Equator

An imaginary circle around a body which is everywhere equidistant from the poles, defining the boundary between the northern and southern hemispheres.

equator

[n] - a circle dividing a sphere or other surface into two usually equal and symmetrical parts 2. [n] - an imaginary line around the Earth forming the great circle that is equidistant from the north and south poles
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Equator

1. terrestrial: 0° latitude, an imaginary great circle around the planet which is perpendicular to the poles of Earth's rotation; 2. celestial: Earth's equator projected out into space, used largely by astronomers, inclined at 23° from the ecliptic.
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Equator

The line that passes around the middle of the Earth.
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Equator

E·qua'tor noun [ Latin aequator one who equalizes: confer French équateur equator. See Equate .] 1. (Geology) The imaginary great circle on the earth's surface, everywhere equally distant from the two poles, and dividing the earth's surface into two hemispheres.
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equator

1. <geography> The imaginary great circle on the earth's surface, everywhere equally distant from the two poles, and dividing the earth's surface into two hemispheres. ... 2. <astronomy> The great circle of the celestial sphere, coincident with the plane of the earth's equator; so called because when the sun is in it, the days and night...
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equator

noun an imaginary line around the Earth forming the great circle that is equidistant from the north and south poles; `the equator is the boundary between the northern and southern hemispheres`
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Equator

• (n.) The great circle of the celestial sphere, coincident with the plane of the earth`s equator; -- so called because when the sun is in it, the days and nights are of equal length; hence called also the equinoctial, and on maps, globes, etc., the equinoctial line. • (n.) The imaginary great circle on the earth`s surface, everywhere equ...
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Equator

great circle around the Earth that is everywhere equidistant from the geographic poles and lies in a plane perpendicular to the Earth`s axis. This ... [5 related articles]
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equator

equator, aequator 1. The imaginary great circle around earth that is the same distance from the North and South Poles and divides the earth into the northern and southern hemispheres. 2. An imaginary great circle around an astronomical object that is everywhere the same distance from the poles. 3. In mathematics, a circle that divides a sphere or...
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Equator

An equator is the intersection of a sphere`s surface with the plane perpendicular to the sphere`s axis of rotation and midway between the poles. The Equator usually refers to the Earth`s equator: an imaginary line on the Earth`s surface equidistant from the North Pole and South Pole, dividing the Earth into the Northern Hemisphere and Southern...
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equator

Type: Term Pronunciation: ē-kwā′tŏr Definitions: 1. A line encircling a globular body, equidistant at all points from the two poles; the periphery of a plane cutting a sphere at the midpoint of, and at right angles to, its axis.
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Equator

[schooner] Equator was a two-masted pygmy trading schooner that in 1889 carried passengers Robert Louis Stevenson and Fanny Vandegrift Stevenson on a voyage through the islands of Micronesia. They visited Butaritari, Mariki, Apaiang and Abemama in the Gilbert Islands, (also known as the Kingsmills) now Kiribati. Photographs of Stevenson`s v...
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Equator

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Equator

Location on the Earth that has a latitude of 0°.
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EQUATOR

The geographic circle at 0 degrees latitude on the earth's surface. It is equal distance from the North and South Poles and divides the Northern Hemisphere from the Southern.
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equator

Earth's equator. Credit: NASA The great circle on the surface of a body formed by the intersection of the surface with the plane passing through the center of the body perpendicular to the axis of rotation. In the case of the Earth, the equator is an imaginary line drawn such that all points on ...
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equator

equator, imaginary great circle around the earth, everywhere equidistant from the two geographical poles and forming the base line from which latitude is reckoned. The equator, which measures c.24,902 mi (40,076 km), is designated as lat. 0°. It intersects N South America, central Africa, and In...
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Equator

Great circle whose plane is perpendicular to the Earth's axis (the line joining the poles). Its length is 40,092 km/24,902 mi, divided into 360 degrees of longitude. The Equator encircles the broadest part of the Earth, and represents 0° latitude. It divides the Earth into two halves, called the northern and the southern hemispheres. T...
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equator

An imaginary line of latitude around the centre of the earth.
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Equator

An imaginary circle around a body which is everywhere equidistant from the poles, defining the boundary between the northern and southern hemispheres.
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equator

imaginary circle having 0
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Equator

An imaginary line around the Earth midway between the North and South Poles
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Equator

Line of latitude at 0 degrees -- equal distance from both poles.
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