Meaning of “equator” in the English Dictionary

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"equator" in British English

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equatornoun [ S ]

uk /ɪˈkweɪ.tər/ us /ɪˈkweɪ.t̬ɚ/

an imaginary line drawn around the middle of the earth an equal distance from the North Pole and the South Pole:

Indonesia is/lies on the equator.

(Definition of “equator” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"equator" in American English

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equatornoun [ U ]

us /ɪˈkweɪ·t̬ər/

earth science an imaginary line around the earth or another planet at an equal distance from the North Pole and the South Pole

(Definition of “equator” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)