Definitions

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  • adv. In an equatorial direction

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. So as to have motion or direction parallel to the equator.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In an equatorial manner; so as to have the motion or position of an equatorial.

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Examples

  • He spends the war years watching his equatorially hot baseball fields gradually empty of boys carried away by a germ.

    The Return of Roth and Rushdie

  • Cut tomatoes in half equatorially and lay them cut-side down on the herb bed.

    Tomatoes' Sweet Comeback

  • Does it squeeze antipodally and stretch equatorially?

    A Dark, Misleading Force

  • Is it stretched antipodally and squeezed equatorially?

    A Dark, Misleading Force

  • A month later a leisurely and dusty tramp, plump equatorially and slightly bald, with his hands in his pockets and his lips puckered to a contemplative whistle, strolled along the river bank between Uppingdon and Potwell.

    The History of Mr. Polly

  • The degree to which passive heating is included in the design should usually be limited to low-cost options, for example, relocating windows from other facades to the equatorially-facing facade and the use of appropriate building shape and orientation.

    6. Energy efficient building design

  • Hitherto we have only dealt with the lines of force proceeding from the sun equatorially, which lines form the plane of the ecliptic.

    Aether and Gravitation

  • A month later a leisurely and dusty tramp, plump equatorially and slightly bald, with his hands in his pockets and his lips puckered to

    The History of Mr. Polly

  • Telescopes of the kind we have been discussing, telescopes for exploring the heavens, are mounted _equatorially_; that is to say, they are mounted on an inclined pillar parallel to the axis of the earth so that, by rotating round this pillar, the telescope is enabled to follow the apparent motion of a star due to the rotation of the earth.

    The Outline of Science, Vol. 1 (of 4) A Plain Story Simply Told

  • -- Diagram of equatorially mounted telescope; CE is the polar axis parallel to the axis of the earth; AB the declination axis.

    Pioneers of Science

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