Equinox

Event which occurs twice a year when the sun is exactly over the Earth`s center, the Equator. On this day the hours of light and darkness are equal in length.

Equinox

An equinox occurs twice a year, around 20 March and 22 September. The word itself has several related definitions. The oldest meaning is the day when daytime and night are of approximately equal duration. The word equinox comes from this definition, derived from the Latin aequus (equal) and nox (night). The equinox is not exactly the same as the d...
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Equinox

• (n.) Equinoctial wind or storm. • (n.) The time when the sun enters one of the equinoctial points, that is, about March 21 and September 22. See Autumnal equinox, Vernal equinox, under Autumnal and Vernal.
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Equinox

(from the article `Figes, Eva`) ...for various publishing companies until 1967, when she became a full-time writer. Her poetic novels explore the inner lives of the characters, ...
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equinox

(L: equi=equal; noce=night) the time when the length of day equals night. The vernal equinox is on 21 March, and the autumnal equinox about 22 September.
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equinox

noun either of two times of the year when the sun crosses the plane of the earth`s equator and day and night are of equal length
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Equinox

[1986 video game] Equinox is an action video game developed by Mikro-Gen in 1986 for the ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC and Commodore 64. == Gameplay == In the game you control a Dedicated Disposal Droid that must harvest the planet Sury Ani 7. However, there is a security system of defence droids trying to stop you. In order to progress you have...
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Equinox

[celestial coordinates] In astronomy, equinox is a moment in time at which the vernal point, celestial equator, and other such elements are taken to be used in the definition of a celestial coordinate system. The position at other equinoxes can be computed by taking into account precession, nutation and aberration, which directly affect e.g...
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Equinox

[MLM] Beginning in 1996, Equinox came under scrutiny for a number of improprieties and illegal acts, including deceptive recruitment tactics. Numerous individuals had filed criminal and civil complaints against Equinox, claiming the firm had swindled them out of money. On 25 April 2000, the Federal Trade Commission issued a notice that Equi...
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Equinox

[opera] Equinox is a Slovene-language opera by the Slovenian composer Marjan Kozina. Based on a play by the Croatian writer Ivo Vojnović, Kozina wrote the score and the libretto from 1940 until 1943 and then buried it in the garden of his parents to prevent its loss during the World War II. It was first performed in Ljubljana on May 2, 194...
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Equinox

[OSGi] Equinox is an Eclipse project that provides a certified implementation of the OSGi R4.x core framework specification. It is a module runtime that allows developers to implement an application as a set of `bundles` using the common services infrastructure. Equinox began as a project to replace the original Eclipse plug-in runtime in v...
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Equinox

[standard] `Equinox` is a minor blues jazz standard by American jazz saxophone player and composer John Coltrane. Originally released on Coltrane`s Sound played in C# minor with a slow swing feel. However, it is usually played in the key of C Minor and often covered on the flute. ==Name== Coltrane’s wife Naima named the song `Equinox`. Th...
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Equinox

E'qui·nox noun [ Middle English equinoxium , equenoxium , Latin aequinoctium ; aequus equal + nox , noctis , night: confer French équinoxe . See Equal , and Night .] 1. The time when the sun enters one of the equinoctial poin...
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Equinox

An equinox is the precise time when the sun enters one of the equinoctial points, or the first point of Aries about the 21st of March, and the first point of Libra about the 23rd of September, making the day and night of equal length all over the world. At all other times the lengths of the day and of the night are unequal, their difference being t...
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Equinox

Either of the two instants during the year when the Sun is directly over the Earth's equator. In the spring in the Northern Hemisphere, the vernal equinox occurs around March 21st, and in the fall the autumnal equinox happens around September 21st (although the specific dates vary slightly from year to year.) At the time of the equinoxes, the lengt...
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equinox

either of the two moments in the year when the Sun is exactly above the equator and day and night are of equal length; also, either of the two ... [6 related articles]
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Equinox

Either of the two points of intersection of the Sun's apparent annual path and the plane of the Earth's equator. In the Northern Hemisphere the spring (vernal) equinox falls on or about 21 March, and the autumnal equinox on or about 22 September.
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Equinox

Either of two occasions during the year when the apparent sun's path crosses the plane of the Earth's equator. Also the date when the sun is directly overhead at noon on the equator, occurring on or around both March 21 and September 22, the former is the vernal equinox and the latter the autumnal equinox in the Northern Hemisphere and the reverse ...
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equinox

equinox (ē'kwinoks) , either of two points on the celestial sphere where the ecliptic and the celestial equator intersect. The vernal equinox, also known as “the first point of Aries,” is the point at which the sun appears to cross the celestial equator from south to north. Thi...
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equinox

equinox Either of the two annual crossings of the equator by the sun, once in each direction, when the length of day and night are approximately equal everywhere on earth. The equinoxes occur around March 21 and September 23.
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Equinox

From the Latin aequinoctium, equal night; occurs when the center of the Sun is directly over Earth's
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Equinox

March 21st and September 22nd. Twice a year when the day and night are the same amount of time all around the world.
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Equinox

Means a time of equal day and night. This occurs twice a year and marks the beginning of Spring and
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Equinox

Point at which the Sun?s apparent path (ecliptic) intersects the celestial equator.
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Equinox

Roughly March 22 and September 22, when day and night are equal in length. They are celebrated (in the northern hemisphere) as the Sabbats of Eostara and Mabon.
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