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equinoctial circle

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noun Astronomy.
  1. celestial equator.
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Origin of equinoctial circle

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400
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Related Words for equinoctial circle

equator, equinoctial

British Dictionary definitions for equinoctial circle

equinoctial circle

equinoctial line

  1. another name for celestial equator
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equinoctial circle in Science

equinoctial circle

  1. See celestial equator.
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