[ee-kwuh-nok-shuh l, ek-wuh-] /ˌi kwəˈnɒk ʃəl, ˌɛk wə-/
pertaining to an or the , or to the equality of day and night.
pertaining to the .
occurring at or about the time of an .
Botany. (of a flower) opening regularly at a certain hour.
relating to or occurring at either or both equinoxes
(of a plant) having flowers that open and close at specific regular times
(astronomy) of or relating to the celestial equator
a storm or gale at or near an equinox
another name for celestial equator
Noun See celestial equator.
noun, Astronomy. 1. . noun 1. another name for celestial equator equinoctial circle See celestial equator.
noun 1. .
noun 1. either of the two points at which the celestial equator and the ecliptic intersect each other; the position of the sun’s center at the equinoxes. noun 1. either of the two points at which the celestial equator intersects the ecliptic
plural noun 1. rainy seasons that occur in numerous regions near the equator, near or soon after the times of the .