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equatorial US English

Of, at, or near the equator

equatorial US Thesaurus

equatorial regions

Equatorial Guinea US English

A small country in West Africa, on the Gulf of Guinea, comprising several offshore islands and a coastal settlement between Cameroon and Gabon; population 633,400 (est. 2009); capital, Malabo (on the island of Bioko); languages, Spanish (official), local Niger-Congo languages, pidgin

equatorial mount US English

A telescope mounting with one axis aligned to the celestial pole, which allows the movement of celestial objects to be followed by motion about this axis alone

equatorial telescope US English

An astronomical telescope on an equatorial mount

French Equatorial Africa US English

A former federation of French territories in west central Africa 1910–58. Previously called French Congo, its constituent territories were Chad, Ubanghi Shari (now the Central African Republic), Gabon, and Middle Congo (now Congo)

North Equatorial Current US English

An ocean current that flows west across the Pacific Ocean just north of the equator

South Equatorial Current US English

An ocean current that flows west across the Pacific Ocean just south of the equator

equatorial mounting in equatorial mount US English

A telescope mounting with one axis aligned to the celestial pole, which allows the movement of celestial objects to be followed by motion about this axis alone