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Definitions of EQUINOX
- 2010 - New Age Dictionary Database
- 1913 - Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1894 - The Clarendon dictionary
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
- 1790 - A Complete Dictionary of the English Language
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By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
The precise time when the sun enters one of the equinoctial points, or the first point of Aries, about the 21st of March, and the first point of Libra, about the 23d of September, making the day and the night of equal length; these are called respectively the vernal and autumnal equinoxes: equinoctial gale. anything equal; an equal measure (rare).
By Daniel Lyons
By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman
By James Champlin Fernald
The precise time when the sun enters one of the equinoctial points, making the day and the night of equal length, the first point of Aries about the 21st of March, and the first point of Libra about the 23rd of September, which are severally called the vernal and the autumnal equinoxes. See Precession.
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
The time when the sun enters on the equinoctial line-the sun rising higher in the heavens every day at noon till the point is reached when the days and nights are of equal length all over the world, makes what is called the vernal or spring equinox, about 21st March; when the same point is reached in descending, the sun makes what is called the autumnal equinox, about 23d September.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.