Definition of Equatorward

1. Adjective. toward the equator ¹

2. Adverb. toward the equator ¹

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Definition of Equatorward

1. [adv]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Equatorward

equator bulbi oculi
equator lentis
equator of eyeball
equator of lens
equatorial cleavage
equatorial current
equatorial division
equatorial guinea
equatorial plane
equatorial plate
equatorial staphyloma
equatorward (current term)
equestrian sport

Literary usage of Equatorward

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Journal of Geology by University of Chicago Department of Geology and Paleontology (1906)
"Poleward movement of the atmosphere leads therefore to a lower content of moisture; equatorward movement, to a higher.. As the acquisition of moisture lags ..."

2. Physics of the Air by William Jackson Humphreys (1920)
"Again there would be established an upper poleward and an under equatorward circulation, but the air that started toward either polar region would quickly ..."

3. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society Held at Philadelphia for by American Philosophical Society (1906)
"Poleward movement of the atmosphere leads therefore to a lower content of moisture; equatorward movement to a higher. As the acquisition of moisture lags ..."

4. Physiography by Rollin D. Salisbury (1919)
"Some air moves equatorward in the aperiodic atmospheric disturbances, and perhaps the return is chiefly effected through them. ..."

5. Climatic Changes: Their Nature and Causes by Ellsworth Huntington, Stephen Sargent Visher (1922)
"This creepage of the rocks equatorward seemingly might favor the growth of mountains in tropical and subtropical regions, because it is highly improbable ..."

6. Elementary Meteorology for High Schools and Colleges by Frank Waldo (1896)
"Since, with assumed constant velocity of motion, about half of the air must be to the poleward, and half to the equatorward, of the vertical neutral plane, ..."

7. Geological Expedition to Brazil and Chile, 1908-1909 by Jay Backus Woodworth (1912)
"The reason for this greater equatorward extent of glacier-ice as contrasted with ordinary sea-ice is due to the extent to which glacier-ice may be pushed ..."

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