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synonyms for equinoctial

  • equator
  • equinoctial circle
  • equinoctial line
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How to use equinoctial in a sentence

Nor is the equinoctial heat more discouraging to them than the accumulated winter of both the poles.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
I don't know if you remember that equinoctial gale that blew about the 18th or 19th.
MY NEW CURATEP.A. SHEEHAN
She plunged into the chilly equinoctial darkness as the clock struck ten, for her fifteen miles' walk under the steely stars.
TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLESTHOMAS HARDY
The next afternoon we crossed the equinoctial line in longitude 21 degrees 50 minutes west.
A VOYAGE TO THE SOUTH SEAWILLIAM BLIGH
The 'kids' are two little stars which first rise in the evening towards the end of September, during the equinoctial gales.
THE AENEID OF VIRGILVIRGIL
These people procured for themselves locusts by lighting great fires, when the equinoctial winds brought these hosts.
THE INSECT WORLDLOUIS FIGUIER
When the sun is on the equator, there is equal length of day and night over all the earth: hence the name equinoctial.
THE NEW GRESHAM ENCYCLOPEDIAVARIOUS
Equinoctial, in astronomy, the circle in the heavens otherwise known as the celestial equator.
THE NEW GRESHAM ENCYCLOPEDIAVARIOUS
Artistic wind roses are placed at each of the equinoctial points, each with points representing the eight principal directions.
TERRESTRIAL AND CELESTIAL GLOBES VOL IIEDWARD LUTHER STEVENSON
Very long and very severe were the equinoctial gales that year.
ADVENTURES OF SHERLOCK HOLMESA. CONAN DOYLE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO EQUINOCTIAL

  • equator
  • equinoctial
  • equinoctial circle
  • equinoctial line
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