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Synonyms for equatorial

Antonyms for equatorial

a telescope whose mounting has only two axes of motion, one parallel to the Earth's axis and the other one at right angles to it

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of or existing at or near the geographic equator


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Treated boards were placed on a rack facing equatorially and inclined at 45[degrees] to the vertical for 12 months in Canberra, Australia (35[degrees].
A test particle approaching the rotating point-charge or the rotating point-mass equatorially experiences the effects only of the non-rotating situation of each configuration respectively.
About 7 million to 8 million years ago, humans began to diverge from great apes in Africa, which, though still equatorially warm, began to dry out.
This oscillation is also partly linked to the Madden Julian Oscillation (MJO), which is a 30-60 day oscillation in tropical convection linked to an equatorially trapped Kelvin wave.
Ringrose-Voase (1991) noted that the diameters of aggregates seen in thin section are not always sectioned equatorially, so the solid star length measurements should not be used interchangeably with clod diameter data.
Also, and possibly because of the different portioning of the cytoplasm in the single-cell zygote prior to its first cleavage, this asynchronous division also occurs along differing planes, called "rotational cleavage," where one cell divides meridionally (top-to-bottom), while the other divides equatorially (left-to-right).