[ US /ɪˈkweɪtɝ/ ]
[ UK /ɪkwˈe‍ɪtɐ/ ]
  1. an imaginary line around the Earth forming the great circle that is equidistant from the north and south poles
    the equator is the boundary between the northern and southern hemispheres
  2. a circle dividing a sphere or other surface into two usually equal and symmetrical parts
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How To Use equator In A Sentence

  • Largely ignored by those same trekkers just a couple of hundred miles away on the equator lies Mount Kenya, Africa's second highest peak and arguably its most beautiful. Ben Colclough: Mount Kenya -- Is This the Most Beautiful Mountain in Africa?
  • Now the boy's being hauled before the courts for having been part of a plot to overthrow some tinpot dictator in Equatorial Mongolia or some such place.
  • Air parcels at higher heights over the equator are accelerated down the gradient toward the pole by the force of gravity.
  • He speculated that a ball falling through a hole at the equator would follow a corkscrew trajectory.
  • equatorial diameter
  • We walk along the beige pebbly Uruguayan sand, on the other side of the equator from where we live, the squawking seabirds overhead, the beach empty of others as far as we can see. History of a Suicide
  • During more intense El Niño episodes, westerly winds are observed over parts of the equatorial western and central Pacific.
  • Montane Moving from the foot of a high mountain to its peak is very like travelling from the equator to the pole.
  • All the planets orbit the Sun in roughly the same plane, round its equator.
  • Brazil is the fifth largest country in the world and spans both sides of the equator, making it both a northern and a southern hemisphere destination.
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