Definitions

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  • n. Equal distance.
  • n. An equal distance.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Equal distance.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Equal distance.

Etymologies

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equi- +‎ distance

Examples

  • The media can hardly be blamed for inferring that equidistance is no longer the cri de coueur of the Lib Dems.

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • Given that obviously the current leader of your country Sir Menzies Campbell has some important calculations to make, you famously moved your party away from what's called equidistance - going through the middle of the other parties and keeping a similar gap between both.

    What Paddy Really Thinks of Gordon

  • Posidonius gave certain definitions (notably of parallels, based on the idea of equidistance).

    The Legacy of Greece Essays By: Gilbert Murray, W. R. Inge, J. Burnet, Sir T. L. Heath, D'arcy W. Thompson, Charles Singer, R. W. Livingston, A. Toynbee, A. E. Zimmern, Percy Gardner, Sir Reginald Blomfield

  • From Canada's point of view, the point of contention in the Lincoln Sea dispute has been Denmark's inclusion of tiny Beaumont Island off Greenland's northwest coast in calculating the boundary, which is determined in that region by an "equidistance" principle that draws the line halfway between points along each country's coastline.

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  • What would you make of that "equidistance" if you were back in the palace watching it on CNN International?

    Cold Fury

  • And so, when the analysts had finished combing the speech, they would have concluded that the meta-message of his "equidistance" was a prostration before "stability" - an acceptance of the region's worst pathologies as a permanent feature of life.

    Cold Fury

  • Rather than protecting democracy in the Middle East, European Appeasement, camouflaged behind the fuzzy word "equidistance," now countenances suicide bombings in Israel by fundamentalist Palestinians.

    Pedestrian Infidel

  • Moreover, at a time when it has become a conventional wisdom that we are moving from a unipolar toward a multipolar world, would a measure of strategic equidistance between the recent and future powers not suit all the players?

    Dilemmas in the Security Review

  • Does this new dialogue signal a shift in Vietnam's policy from maintaining equidistance between the great powers to one of alignment with the U.S.?

    Vietnam's Defensive Diplomacy

  • Chile and Ecuador rejected Peru's November 2005 unilateral legislation to shift the axis of their joint treaty-defined maritime boundaries along the parallels of latitude to equidistance lines which favor Peru; organized illegal narcotics operations in Colombia have penetrated Peru's shared border;

    Peru

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