equatorial (adj.)

  1. of or relating to or at an equator; equatorial diameter'

  2. of or relating to conditions at the geographical equator; equatorial heat'

  3. of or existing at or near the geographic equator; equatorial Africa'

    equatorial (n.)

  1. 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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