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.
Origin and Etymology of equidistant
Medieval French or Late Latin; Medieval French, from Late Latin aequidistant-, aequidistans, from Latin aequi- + distant-, distans, present participle of distare to stand apart — more at distant
First Known Use: 1556
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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