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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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An imaginary line around the middle of the Earth that is the same distance from the North Pole and South Pole.

Usage examples (38)
  • The weather tends to be warmer the closer to the equator you are.
  • The equator is the boundary between the northern and southern hemispheres
  • The circumference of the Earth at the equator is 25,000 miles.
  • Its radius at the equator is slightly bigger than at its poles. for more
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