Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun equatorial

1 sense of equatorial

Sense 1
equatorial -- (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)
       => telescope, scope -- (a magnifier of images of distant objects)

Antonyms of adj equatorial

1 of 3 senses of equatorial

Sense 3
equatorial (vs. polar) -- (of or existing at or near the geographic equator; "equatorial Africa")

polar (vs. equatorial) -- (of or existing at or near a geographical pole or within the Arctic or Antarctic Circles; "polar regions")
        => circumpolar -- (located or found throughout a polar region)
        => north-polar, Arctic -- (of or relating to the Arctic; "the Arctic summer")
        => south-polar, Antarctic -- (at or near the south pole)

Similarity of adj equatorial

3 senses of equatorial

Sense 1
equatorial -- (of or relating to or at an equator; "equatorial diameter")

Sense 2
equatorial -- (of or relating to conditions at the geographical equator; "equatorial heat")

Sense 3
equatorial (vs. polar) -- (of or existing at or near the geographic equator; "equatorial Africa")
       => pantropical, pantropic -- (distributed throughout the tropics)
       => tropical, tropic -- (relating to or situated in or characteristic of the tropics (the region on either side of the equator); "tropical islands"; "tropical fruit")

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