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See definition of equator on Dictionary.com
  • as incelestial equator
  • as incircle
  • as ingyre
  • as inround
  • as intropics

synonyms for equator

  • equinoctial
  • equinoctial circle
  • equinoctial line
  • ring
  • sphere
  • amphitheater
  • aureole
  • band
  • belt
  • bowl
  • bracelet
  • circlet
  • circuit
  • circumference
  • circus
  • cirque
  • coil
  • compass
  • cordon
  • corona
  • crown
  • cycle
  • disc
  • disk
  • ecliptic
  • enclosure
  • globe
  • halo
  • hoop
  • horizon
  • lap
  • meridian
  • orbit
  • perimeter
  • periphery
  • record
  • revolution
  • ringlet
  • round
  • stadium
  • tire
  • turn
  • wheel
  • wreath
  • zodiac
  • colure
  • full turn
  • parallel of latitude
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How to use equator in a sentence

The measurements suggest that the asteroid’s rubble pile is unevenly distributed along its surface and is especially light at the asteroid’s equator.
ASTEROID BENNU MAY HAVE BEEN HOME TO ANCIENT WATER FLOWSNEEL PATELOCTOBER 8, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
It’s not perfectly round, but larger and cooler at its equator than at the poles, making the poles of the star appear brighter.
A DEEP-SPACE TELESCOPE SPIED AN EXOPLANET SO HOT IT CAN VAPORIZE IRONPAOLA ROSA-AQUINOOCTOBER 5, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Scientists usually forecast flu seasons’ severity in the north by watching what happens south of the equator, where flu season falls in the middle of the year.
WHAT WILL HAPPEN WHEN COVID-19 AND THE FLU COLLIDE THIS FALL?TINA HESMAN SAEYSEPTEMBER 18, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
All of the familiar ones orbit in a single plane aligned with the Sun's equator and move in the same direction.
THREE STARS, WARPED RINGS MAY SHOW HOW PLANETS END UP MOVING BACKWARDJOHN TIMMERSEPTEMBER 3, 2020ARS TECHNICA
They run parallel to the ground and point toward the equator.
NEWFOUND ‘DUNES’ IS AMONG WEIRDEST OF NORTHERN LIGHTSMARIA TEMMINGMARCH 9, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
It is about three leagues wide and is forty-four and one half degrees from the Equator.
THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
The difference in the length of day and night decreases more and more the nearer you approach the Equator.
A WOMAN'S JOURNEY ROUND THE WORLDIDA PFEIFFER
It was of a cylindrical shape, having a deep zone at the equator, and a containing capacity of about 300 feet.
ASBESTOSROBERT H. JONES
This covering extends rather less far toward the planet's equator than does the snow sheet on our continents.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
Then let us imagine the particle moving toward the equator with the speed of an ordinary wind.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
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WORDS RELATED TO EQUATOR

  • equator
  • equinoctial
  • equinoctial circle
  • equinoctial line
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