[ee-kwi-dis-tuh nt, ek-wi-]


equally distant.

Origin of equidistant

1560–70; < Middle French < Late Latin aequidistant- (stem of aequidistāns). See equi-, distant
Related formse·qui·dis·tant·ly, adverb
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Related Words for equidistant

center, central, halfway, middle

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British Dictionary definitions for equidistant



distant by equal amounts from two or more places
Derived Formsequidistance, nounequidistantly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for equidistant

1560s, from French équidistant (14c.), from Late Latin aequidistantem (nominative aequidistans), from aequi- (see equal) + distantem (see distant). In reference to a type of map projection, from 1866.

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equidistant in Science



Equally distant.
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