nonequatorial

equatorial

[ee-kwuh-tawr-ee-uhl, -tohr-, ek-wuh-]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or near an equator, especially the equator of the earth.
2.
of, like, or typical of the regions at the earth's equator: equatorial temperatures.
noun
3.
a telescope mounting having two axes of motion, one parallel to the earth's axis and one at right angles to it.
4.
a telescope with such a mounting.

Origin:
1655–65; equator + -ial

equatorially, adverb
nonequatorial, adjective
nonequatorially, adverb
transequatorial, adjective
transequatorially, adverb
unequatorial, adjective
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equatorial (ˌɛkwəˈtɔːrɪəl)
 
adj
1.  of, like, or existing at or near the equator
2.  astronautics (of a telescope) mounted on the perpendicular axes, one of which is parallel to the earth's axis: an equatorial orbit
3.  astronomy of or referring to the celestial equator: equatorial coordinates
 
n
4.  an equatorial mounting for a telescope
 
equa'torially
 
adv

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equatorial
1713, from equator + -al.
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