equatorial


equatorial
equatorially, adv.
/ee'kweuh tawr"ee euhl, -tohr"-, ek'weuh-/, adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or near an equator, esp. the equator of the earth.
2. of, like, or typical of the regions at the earth's equator: equatorial temperatures.
n.
3. a telescope mounting having two axes of motion, one parallel to the earth's axis and one at right angles to it.
[1655-65; EQUATOR + -IAL]

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(as used in expressions)
Republic of Equatorial Guinea

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Universalium. 2010.