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"equator" in British English

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equatornoun [S]

uk   /ɪˈkweɪ.tər/  us   /-t̬ɚ/
an ​imaginarylinedrawn around the ​middle of the ​earth an ​equaldistance from the ​NorthPole and the ​SouthPole: Indonesia is/​lies on the equator.
(Definition of equator from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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equatornoun [U]

 us   /ɪˈkweɪ·t̬ər/
earth science an ​imaginaryline around the ​earth or another ​planet at an ​equaldistance from the ​NorthPole and the ​SouthPole
(Definition of equator from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “equator”
in Korean 적도…
in Arabic خَط الاسْتِواء…
in Malaysian khatulistiwa…
in French équateur…
in Russian экватор…
in Chinese (Traditional) 赤道…
in Italian equatore…
in Turkish ekvator…
in Polish równik…
in Spanish ecuador…
in Vietnamese xích đạo…
in Portuguese equador…
in Thai เส้นศูนย์สูตร…
in German der Äquator…
in Catalan equador…
in Japanese 赤道…
in Chinese (Simplified) 赤道…
in Indonesian khatulistiwa…
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