EQUATOR's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of equator
Definition:
n. the imaginary great circle on the earth's surface, everywhere equally distant from the two poles, and dividing the earth's surface into two hemispheres
Example:
Singapore is near the equator; it is warm even in winter.
Sentence in Classic:
So this bright coin came from a country planted in the middle of the world, and beneath the great equator, and named after it; and it had been cast midway up the Andes, in the unwaning clime that knows no autumn.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
A few locks of gray mingled with his hair, which was still thick and matted, while his bronzed features and determined glance well suited an old sailor who had braved the heat of the equator and the storms of the tropics.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
Other places were scattered about the Equator, and in every sort of latitude all over the two hemispheres.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad Context
By the time they have lounged up and down the promenade of the Equator awhile, they start for the Oriental waters in anticipation of the cool season there, and so evade the other excessive temperature of the year.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
The dull light fell more faintly upon the page whereon another equation began to unfold itself slowly and to spread abroad its widening tail.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
Jimmy, too, looked very well when he was dressed and, as he stood in the hall giving a last equation to the bows of his dress tie, his father may have felt even commercially satisfied at having secured for his son qualities often unpurchaseable.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
Only then, expressing known historic facts by equations and comparing the relative significance of this factor, can we hope to define the unknown.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context