Equatorial - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌekwəˈtɔːriəl|  American pronunciation of the word equatorial
Brit.  |ˌɛkwəˈtɔːrɪəl|  British pronunciation of the word equatorial

noun

- 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

adjective

- of or relating to or at an equator
- of or relating to conditions at the geographical equator
- of or existing at or near the geographic equator

Examples

...a lush equatorial rain forest that is threatened by rampant development...

The majority of trees in equatorial Brazil have small and inconspicuous flowers.

Equatorial Guinea

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