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  • n. Plural form of equator.


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  • According to the admirable work of Duperrey, * who crossed the magnetic equator six times between 1822 and 1825, the nodes of the two equators, that is to say, the two points at which the line without inclination intersects the terrestrial equator, and consequently passes from one henisphere into the other, are so unequally placed, that in 1825 the node near the island of St. Thomas, on the western

    COSMOS: A Sketch of the Physical Description of the Universe, Vol. 1

  • I always mark up the balls around their equators with angled double dots.

    The Italian Summer

  • These cosmic rays are deflected by the earths magnetic field and due to how the feild forms there is more protection/sheilding at the equators that there is at the poles - at the poles the low energy solar cosmic rays can sneak in giving us the aurora.

    Snell-Pym » Cosmogenic nuclides and Dating

  • Rotation generates centrifugal forces, pulling the cloud's equators outwards, crushing the poles, until the out-bulging yet in-falling sphere, revolving ever faster around its center, flattens into a Frisbee.

    Kant's Philosophical Development

  • Chad is about 3x the size of California countries near the equators are bigger than they appear on the maps.

    Taiwan's friends: One down, 24 to go?

  • Beliefs are as real as equators, or centers of gravity, or the average American.


  • One of the mysteries of multiple sclerosis is why it becomes more common as you go north or south toward the poles, and why it's almost nonexistent at the equators.

    CNN Transcript Oct 25, 2005

  • Most planets in most systems rotated in the planes of their ecliptics, so that their equators were warmest and their poles coldest.

    Phaze Doubt

  • Other planets, he understood, were hot at their equators and cold at either north or south poles; nothing was PHAZE DOUBT | 119 said about their east and west poles, oddly.

    Phaze Doubt

  • They seemed to burn inches apart, so close that their masses had pulled them both into flattened eggs, so close that a red belt of lesser flame looped around them to link their bulging equators together.

    Neutron Star


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