Definition of equidistant
1 : equally distant a location equidistant from two major cities
2 : representing map distances true to scale in all directions
Examples of equidistant in a Sentence
Points on a circle are equidistant from its center.
Montreal is roughly equidistant from New York, Boston, and Toronto.
Recent Examples of equidistant from the Web
Yin explains that the professor uses what's called an azimuthal equidistant map projection.
To calculate geographic centers, Dr. Rogerson uses the azimuthal equidistant projection, which accurately shows distances and angles from its center, at the expense of shape and size toward its edges.
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EQUIDISTANT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of equidistant for English Language Learners
: of equal distance : located at the same distance
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