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equidistant

[ee-kwi-dis-tuh nt, ek-wi-] /ˌi kwɪˈdɪs tənt, ˌɛk wɪ-/
adjective
1.
equally distant.
Origin of equidistant
1560-1570
1560-70; < Middle French < Late Latin aequidistant- (stem of aequidistāns). See equi-, distant
Related forms
equidistantly, adverb
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equidistant

/ˌiːkwɪˈdɪstənt/
adjective
1.
distant by equal amounts from two or more places
Derived Forms
equidistance, noun
equidistantly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for equidistant
adj.

1560s, from French équidistant (14c.), from Late Latin aequidistantem (nominative aequidistans), from aequi- (see equal) + distantem (see distant). In reference to a type of map projection, from 1866.

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equidistant in Science
equidistant
  (ē'kwĭ-dĭs'tənt)   
Equally distant.
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