Meaning of equator
Pronunciation: (i-kwā'tur), [key]
- the great circle on a sphere or heavenly body whose plane is perpendicular to the axis, equidistant everywhere from the two poles of the sphere or heavenly body.
- the great circle of the earth that is equidistant from the North Pole and South Pole.
- a circle separating a surface into two congruent parts.
- equator (Thesaurus)