equidistant

[ ee-kwi-dis-tuh nt, ek-wi- ]
/ ˌi kwɪˈdɪs tənt, ˌɛk wɪ- /

adjective

equally distant.

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Origin of equidistant

1560–70; < Middle French < Late Latin aequidistant- (stem of aequidistāns). See equi-, distant

OTHER WORDS FROM equidistant

e·qui·dis·tant·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for equidistantly

equidistant
/ (ˌiːkwɪˈdɪstənt) /

adjective

distant by equal amounts from two or more places

Derived forms of equidistant

equidistance, nounequidistantly, adverb
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Scientific definitions for equidistantly

equidistant
[ ē′kwĭ-dĭstənt ]

Equally distant.
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