Adjective "equatorial" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


Of, at, or near the equator.
  1. 'These are all in circular prograde orbits near Neptune's equatorial plane, and they probably formed in place.'
  2. 'Of these poor and disenfranchised, the majority live a marginal existence in equatorial climates.'
  3. 'The climate is equatorial with high temperatures, high humidity, and heavy rainfall, although there is no distinct wet season.'
  4. 'The area has an equatorial climate that is very cool and wet, with thick evergreen forests surrounding the tea farms.'
  5. 'The climate was equatorial, with little annual fluctuation in day length or temperature.'
  6. 'Although most of the world was dry, climate stratification allowed a narrow equatorial tropical belt to develop.'
  7. 'The warm water and air masses move eastward across the equatorial region, until they reach the west coast of the Americas.'
  8. 'This map shows the concentration of water vapour close to the soil around the equatorial region of Mars.'
  9. 'Low-lying plains sprawl across half the equatorial region in the shape of a scorpion.'
  10. 'With its equatorial climate, Bushara Island is truly ideal.'


1. of, relating to, or near an equator, especially the equator of the earth.

2. of, like, or typical of the regions at the earth's equator: equatorial temperatures. noun

3. a telescope mounting having two axes of motion, one parallel to the earth's axis and one at right angles to it.

4. a telescope with such a mounting.

More examples(as adjective)

"guineas can be equatorial."

"minings can be equatorial."

"forests can be equatorial."

"regions can be equatorial."

"frenchs can be equatorial."

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