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equatorial

Syllabification: e·qua·to·ri·al
Pronunciation: /ˌekwəˈtôrēəl
 
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Definition of equatorial in English:

adjective

Of, at, or near the equator: equatorial regions
More example sentences
  • Physical Rwanda occupies a mountainous region where the equatorial climate is modified by the altitude.
  • These are all in circular prograde orbits near Neptune's equatorial plane, and they probably formed in place.
  • With its equatorial climate, Bushara Island is truly ideal.
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Derivatives

equatorially

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Pronunciation: /ˌekwəˈtôrēəlē/
adverb
Example sentences
  • I'm surrounded by blue arctic ice, but I'm deliciously, equatorially warm.
  • In the constriction, a water-free space around the ion was always observed either equatorially or on one side.
  • The eyespot is observed by light microscopy as a bright reddish-orange spot located approximately equatorially in the cell relative to the flagellar pole and offset from the plane of the flagella by 45°.

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