Dictionary search results

Showing 1-6 of 6 results

equinox British & World English

The time or date (twice each year) at which the sun crosses the celestial equator, when day and night are of equal length (about 22 September and 20 March)

equinox New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

date at which day and night are of equal length

autumn equinox British & World English

The equinox in autumn, on about 22 September in the northern hemisphere and 20 March in the southern hemisphere

spring equinox British & World English

The equinox in spring, on about 20 March in the northern hemisphere and 22 September in the southern hemisphere

vernal equinox British & World English

Another term for spring equinox.

autumnal equinox in autumn equinox British & World English

The equinox in autumn, on about 22 September in the northern hemisphere and 20 March in the southern hemisphere