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equator

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishequatore‧qua‧tor, Equator /ɪˈkweɪtə $ -ər/ noun 🔊 🔊 the equator
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equatorAt the other end of the constellation is Beta, near Rigel and only 5 degrees south of the celestial equator.With what-all they're doing to this planet down at the equator, there's some weird stuff happening up here.And here at the equator, we noted, it was 85 degrees, with cloudless sky and tropical breezes.It is a calm, clear, beautiful day-the kind seen only at the equator.The line on Mercury is fixed to its surface at the equator.Born in the scalding heat of the equator, she had, after all, been named after snow.The rest of the equator does not get quite as hot.It would stretch round the equator 97 times or reach to the moon and back five times.
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