equatorial current

noun

Definition of equatorial current

1 : an ocean current flowing westward just north or just south of the equator

called also respectively north equatorial current, south equatorial current

2 : a tidal current occurring when the moon is over the equator

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“Equatorial current.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/equatorial%20current. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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