Equinox

Definition of Equinox

E´qui`nox
n.1.The time when the sun enters one of the equinoctial points, that is, about March 21 and September 22. See Autumnal equinox, Vernal equinox, under Autumnal and Vernal.
When descends on the Atlantic
The gigantic
Stormwind of the equinox.
- Longfellow.
2.Equinoctial wind or storm.

Related Words

aphelion, apogee, astronomical longitude, autumnal equinox, celestial equator, celestial longitude, celestial meridian, circle, colures, ecliptic, equator, equinoctial, equinoctial circle, equinoctial colure, galactic longitude, geocentric longitude, geodetic longitude, great circle, heliocentric longitude, longitude, meridian, orbit, perigee, perihelion, period, small circle, solstice, solstitial colure, summer solstice, trajectory, vernal equinox, winter solstice, zodiac, zone
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