from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Equally distant.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. occupying a position midway between two ends or sides
- adj. occupying a position that is an equal distance between several points. Note that in a one-dimensional space this position can be identified with two points, in a two-dimensional space with three points (not on the same straight line), and in a three-dimensional space with four points (not in the same plane).
- adj. Describing a map projection that preserves scale. No map can show scale correctly throughout the entire map but some can show true scale between one or two points and every point or along every meridian and these are referred to as equidistant.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Being at an equal distance from the same point or thing.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Equally distant.
- n. Same as equidistantial.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. the same distance apart at every point
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