Synonyms for equidistant

Grammar : Adj
Spell : ee-kwi-dis-tuh nt, ek-wi-
Phonetic Transcription : ˌi kwɪˈdɪs tənt, ˌɛk wɪ-

Définition of equidistant

Origin :
  • 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.
  • adj equally distant
Example sentences :
  • But, again, the middle will be equidistant from the extremes; or it would not be in the middle?
  • Extract from : « Parmenides » by Plato
  • Why, because the round is that of which all the extreme points are equidistant from the centre?
  • Extract from : « Parmenides » by Plato
  • The end of the world is not near and the dream of a millennium is equidistant.
  • Extract from : « The Journal of Negro History, Volume 2, 1917 » by Various
  • In the first word the letters were equidistant and beautifully uniform.
  • Extract from : « Notes and Queries, Number 77, April 19, 1851 » by Various
  • Pallets may be divided into two kinds, namely: equidistant and circular.
  • Extract from : « An Analysis of the Lever Escapement » by H. R. Playtner
  • We think a ratchet wheel should not be employed with equidistant pallets.
  • Extract from : « An Analysis of the Lever Escapement » by H. R. Playtner
  • He perceived that the holes were not in a straight line, nor were they equidistant from each other.
  • Extract from : « Stuyvesant » by Jacob Abbott
  • In the same direction and equidistant was the Khalifa's house.
  • Extract from : « Khartoum Campaign, 1898 » by Bennet Burleigh
  • Both slits are to be equidistant, and both inclined in the same direction.
  • Extract from : « How to Make Electrical Machines » by R. A. R. Bennett
  • The lower or proximal apophyses are thick, simple, all slightly curved; they are equidistant from the former and from the centre.
  • Extract from : « Report on the Radiolaria Collected by H.M.S. Challenger During the Years 1873-1876, First Part: Porulosa (Spumellaria and Acantharia) » by Ernst Haeckel

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