[ ih-kwey-ter-werd ]
/ ɪˈkweɪ tər wərd /
toward the equator: a ship sailing equatorward.
facing or tending toward the equator.
- equatorial plate,
- equatorial staphyloma,
- equatorial telescope,
- equatorial tide,
- equatorial trough,
Origin of equatorward
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Examples from the Web for equatorward
The moisture would be precipitated on the equatorward slopes of the subtropical mountain ranges.Climatic Changes|Ellsworth Huntington
The rainy and dry seasons are most marked at the equatorward margins of the belt.