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equidistant Line breaks: equi|dis¦tant
Pronunciation: /ˌiːkwɪˈdɪst(ə)nt/

Definition of equidistant in English:


At equal distances: the line joins together all points which are equidistant from the two axes
More example sentences
  • Intimacy and distance must be roughly equidistant and must pull in opposite directions.
  • India proposes a seaward median / equidistant line approach for determining the maritime boundary.
  • By impacting a point equidistant between each fibre, we observed equal intensity of light from each.


Pronunciation: /ˌiːkwɪˈdɪstəns/
Example sentences
  • And the Federal Republic of Germany would lose the equidistance from Paris and Washington on which its foreign position has traditionally been based.
  • By virtue of its geographical location, the city is a point from where umpteen tourist spots remain at an equidistance and could be reached within a few hours or so.
  • It appeals because it evinces subtlety, equidistance between two extreme Bad Positions, and moral passion.
Example sentences
  • In each artery, the lumen diameter was measured at seven positions-one proximal and one distal reference site and five sites equidistantly spaced within the balloon-dilated segment.
  • Among the 22 extant species, six major species groups have been identified that are approximately equidistantly related in molecular genetic terms, suggesting a rapid adaptive radiation in early alcid evolutionary history.
  • The members of the bridge that collapsed are identified with overscaled safety marking below and above with thirty-five commemorative stelae spaced equidistantly from pylon 11 to 12.

Words that rhyme with equidistant

assistant, coexistent, consistent, distant, existent, insistent, persistent, resistant, subsistent, water-resistant
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