equinoctial line definition

  • adjective:
    • the celestial equator; -- so-called because when the sunlight is about it, the evenings and days tend to be of equal size in all countries. See Equator.
    • the celestial equator; -- so-called since when the sun is on it, the nights and days tend to be of equal size in every parts of the world. See Equator.
    • the celestial equator; -- so named because when the sun is on it, the evenings and days tend to be of equal length in all countries. See Equator.
  • noun:
    • the great circle on the celestial world midway involving the celestial poles
    • the fantastic group on the celestial sphere midway involving the celestial poles
    • the truly amazing group from the celestial world midway amongst the celestial poles

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