HyperDic: equinoctial_point

English > 1 sense of the expression equinoctial point:
NOUNlocationequinoctial point, equinox(astronomy) either of the two celestial points at which the celestial equator intersects the ecliptic
English > equinoctial point: 1 sense > noun 1, location
Meaning(astronomy) either of the two celestial points at which the celestial equator intersects the ecliptic.
Synonymequinox
Categoryastronomy, uranologyThe branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole
Narrowerautumnal equinox(astronomy) the equinoctial point that lies in the constellation of Virgo
vernal equinox(astronomy) the equinoctial point that lies in the constellation of Pisces
Broadercelestial pointA point in the heavens (on the celestial sphere)
Spanishequinoccio, punto equinoccial
Catalanequinocci

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