equant definition

  • noun:
    • The center of a planetary epicycle.
    • A circle around whose circumference a planet and/or center of ann epicycle ended up being conceived to go consistently; -- called in addition eccentric equator.
    • into the Ptolemaic system of astronomy, a circle about whose center the center of the epicycle of a planet ended up being likely to explain equal perspectives in equal times. Also known as eccentric equator.
    • the biggest market of a planetary epicycle.
    • A circle around whose circumference a planet and/or center of ann epicycle ended up being conceived to go consistently; -- called in addition eccentric equator.
    • within the Ptolemaic system of astronomy, a circle about whoever center the middle of the epicycle of a planet was expected to explain equal perspectives in equal times. Also called eccentric equator.
    • the biggest market of a planetary epicycle.
    • A circle around whose circumference a planet and/or center of ann epicycle had been conceived to move consistently; -- labeled as additionally eccentric equator.
    • In the Ptolemaic system of astronomy, a circle about whose center the middle of the epicycle of a planet ended up being likely to describe equal angles in equal times. Also referred to as eccentric equator.
  • adjective:
    • Having similar measurements in all directions; equidimensional.
    • Having comparable measurements in all directions; equidimensional.
    • Having similar measurements everywhere; equidimensional.
  • others:
    • Having equal arcs described in equal times; figuratively, controlling. See II.
    • Having equal arcs explained in equal times; figuratively, controlling. See II.
    • Having equal arcs explained in equal times; figuratively, regulating. See II.

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