equinoctial circle


noun Astronomy.


Nearby words

  1. equine infectious anaemia,
  2. equine influenza,
  3. equine metritis,
  4. equinely,
  5. equinoctial,
  6. equinoctial line,
  7. equinoctial point,
  8. equinoctial rains,
  9. equinoctial storm,
  10. equinoctial year

Origin of equinoctial circle

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400

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British Dictionary definitions for equinoctial circle

equinoctial circle

equinoctial line

noun

another name for celestial equator
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Science definitions for equinoctial circle

equinoctial circle

See celestial equator.
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