a.1.Of or pertaining to the equator; as, equatorial climates; also, pertaining to an equatorial instrument.
n.1.(Astron.) An instrument consisting of a telescope so mounted as to have two axes of motion at right angles to each other, one of them parallel to the axis of the earth, and each carrying a graduated circle, the one for measuring declination, and the other right ascension, or the hour angle, so that the telescope may be directed, even in the daytime, to any star or other object whose right ascension and declination are known. The motion in right ascension is sometimes communicated by clockwork, so as to keep the object constantly in the field of the telescope. Called also an equatorial telescope.
Adj.1.equatorial - of or relating to or at an equator; "equatorial diameter"
2.equatorial - of or relating to conditions at the geographical equator; "equatorial heat"
3.equatorial - of or existing at or near the geographic equator; "equatorial Africa"
polar - of or existing at or near a geographical pole or within the Arctic or Antarctic Circles; "polar regions"
aestival, amidships, average, blood-hot, blood-warm, calid, central, core, equidistant, genial, halfway, interior, intermediary, intermediate, luke, lukewarm, mean, medial, median, mediocre, mediterranean, medium, mesial, mezzo, mid, middle, middlemost, middling, midland, midmost, midships, midway, mild, nuclear, room-temperature, subtropical, summery, sunny, sunshiny, temperate, tepid, thermal, thermic, toasty, tropical, unfrozen, warm, warm as toast, warmish
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Equating for curves
Equating for grades
Equation box
Equation clock
Equation of a curve
Equation of condition
Equation of equinoxes
Equation of payments
Equation of the center
Equation of time
equational logic
Equations of condition
Equator of the sun
-- Equatorial --
equatorial current
Equatorial Guinea
Equatorial Guinea monetary unit
Equatorial telescope
equestrian sport
Equetus lanceolatus
Equetus pulcher
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