HyperDic: equator

English > 2 senses of the word equator:
NOUNlocationequatoran imaginary line around the Earth forming the great circle that is equidistant from the north and south poles
shapeequatora circle dividing a sphere or other surface into two usually equal and symmetrical parts
equator > pronunciation
Soundsihkwey'ter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > equator: 2 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningAn imaginary line around the Earth forming the great circle that is equidistant from the north and south poles.
Example"the equator is the boundary between the northern and southern hemispheres"
Broadergreat circleA circular line on the surface of a sphere formed by intersecting it with a plane passing through the center
Spanishecuador, ecuador terrestre
Catalanequador
Adjectivesequatorialof or existing at or near the geographic equator
equatorialof or relating to conditions at the geographical equator
equinoctialrelating to the vicinity of the equator
English > equator: 2 senses > noun 2, shape
MeaningA circle dividing a sphere or other surface into two usually equal and symmetrical parts.
Broadercircleellipse in which the two axes are of equal length
Spanishecuador
Catalanequador
Adjectivesequatorialof or relating to or at an equator
Verbsequatemake equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching

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