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equidistance

[ ee-kwi-dis-tuhns, ek-wi- ]
/ ˌi kwɪˈdɪs təns, ˌɛk wɪ- /
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noun
equal distance.
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Origin of equidistance

First recorded in 1620–30; equi- + distance
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How to use equidistance in a sentence

  • The amount of torsion necessary to re-establish equidistance expressed the magnetic difference of the substances compared.

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

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