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Definition of the noun equinox
What does equinox mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: equinoxes
- either of two times of the year when the sun crosses the plane of the earth's equator and day and night are of equal length
- lexical domain: Time - nouns denoting time and temporal relations
- more generic term: cosmic time = the time covered by the physical formation and development of the universe
- more specific terms:
- (astronomy) either of the two celestial points at which the celestial equator intersects the ecliptic
- domain: astronomy / uranology
- lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
- synonym of equinox: equinoctial point
- more generic term: celestial point = a point in the heavens
- more specific terms:
Alternative definition of the noun equinox
- The intersection of the ecliptic (apparent path of the sun) with the celestial equator.
- "Equinox" is a 1970 American independent horror film directed by Dennis Muren and Jack Woods, and starring Edward Connell, Barbara Hewitt, Frank Bonner, and award-winning science fiction/horror writer Fritz Leiber. The plot focuses on four teenagers having a picnic in the canyons of California who stumble upon an ancient book containing secrets of a strange world that exists alongside humans, and consequently unleash a plethora of evil creatures and monsters.
- country: United States of America
- language: English Language
- directors: Dennis Muren & Jack Woods
- producer: Jack H. Harris
- written by Mark Thomas McGee & Jack Woods
- cinematography by Mike Hoover
- edited by John Joyce
- music by Jaime Mendoza-Nava
- genres: Horror, Supernatural, Stop motion, Cult film, Monster movie, B movie
- Supernatural Color by De Luxe.
- It was a peaceful mountain retreat until IT came home...
- released in (45 years ago)
- "Equinox" is a 1992 film written and directed by Alan Rudolph. It stars Matthew Modine in dual roles, along with Lara Flynn Boyle, Marisa Tomei, Lori Singer and Fred Ward. The film was shot in Minnesota and Utah and is set in the fictional urban city of Empire. It was nominated for four Independent Spirit Awards.
- country: United States of America
- language: English Language
- producer: David Blocker
- executive producers: Syd Cappe, Sandy Stern, Nicolas Stiliadis
- production design by Steven Legler
- written by Alan Rudolph
- casting by Pam Dixon
- cinematography by Elliot Davis
- edited by Michael Ruscio
- costume design by Sharen Davis
- genres: Indie film, Crime Fiction, Mystery, Thriller, Drama
- rating: R (USA)
- released on (23 years ago)
- Independent Spirit Award for Best Cinematography nomination for Elliot Davis
- Independent Spirit Award for Best Feature nomination for David Blocker, Sandy Stern, Nicolas Stiliadis & Syd Cappe
- Independent Spirit Award for Best Male Lead nomination for Matthew Modine
- Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Female nomination for Lara Flynn Boyle
Phrases with Equinox
- fall equinox
- march equinox
- Autumn Equinox
- spring equinox
- vernal equinox
- autumnal equinox
- september equinox
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Equinox
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Encyclopedia of Time (2009)
Science, Philosophy, Theology, & Culture by H. James Birx
An equinox is the actual point in time at which the sun crosses the celestial equator. The celestial equator is simply the projection of the earth's equator into space. An equinox is a particular point of time, not a full day as is commonly thought.
Secrets of the Tide (2013)
Tide and Tidal Current Analysis and Predictions, Storm Surges and Sea Level Trends by J D Boon
The vernal equinox is the point where the Sun crosses the Equator fi'om south to north and it occurs about March 21. Celestial longitude is reckoned eastward from the vernal equinox. The autumnal equinox is the point where the Sun crosses ...
Essays in Honour of Benedicta Ward SLG by Santha Bhattacharji
The full moon after the equinox is the fullest possible reflection of a sun that has begun to provide more hours of light...
for a celebration of Easter to begin before the spring equinox is a celebration of salvation prior to the paschal outpouring of ...
LOVE, DEATH, AND TRANSIENCE: (2015)
LETTERS FROM DAD TO FAMILY AND FRIENDS by Byron Renz
The Autumnal Equinox means the relief from summer heat and the blooming of arboreal splendor as the days of darkness grow. The Winter Solstice means days of great darkness, cold, wind, snow, and warm jackets and boots as one treks ...
Equinox and Solstice Equinox is the day when the sun is directly over the Earth. There are two days during the year when the lengths of day and night are about equal. These two days are called Equinoxes, from the Latin word meaning equal ...
Get Outside (2012)
The Kids Guide to Fun in the Great Outdoors by Jane Drake, Ann Love, Heather Collins
The equinox is the best time to see the glow of earthshine, when sunlight reflecting off Earth hits the Moon and bounces back. On Earth, we can actually see the Moon's face even though it is in shadow. And with this added earthshine, the sunlit ...
by Sandra Tsing Loh
More than a health club, Equinox is a sparkling ship of fun, a kind of Holland America Line cruise ship designed for anxious middleaged professionals (like moi!) with zero attention span. Upon entry into its eucalyptusscented interior, we ...
Presumably the pointabout the equinox is that whenthe Sun is at this position, therewill be equal illumination atboth poles at once. By contrast, once past the vernal equinox, there will be no sunrise at 90° South until thefollowing September ...
Explore Winter! (2007)
25 Great Ways to Learn About Winter by Maxine Anderson
By the fall equinox on September 21, the official first day of fall, the weather is already cooler because the sun's rays hit a wider area and are less concentrated. The fall equinox is the day when there are 12 hours of ...
And Other Questions You've Always Wanted to Ask by Sandra Donovan
The vernal equinox is the first day of spring. It.
Religious Celebrations: An Encyclopedia of Holidays, Festivals, Solemn Observances, and Spiritual Commemorations [2 volumes] (2011)
An Encyclopedia of Holidays, Festivals, Solemn Observances, and Spiritual Commemorations by J. Gordon Melton
Spring Equinox (Vernal) The spring or vernal equinox was one of four points in the year (the others being the winter and summer solstices and the fall equinox) discovered and marked by ancient peoples who observed the heavens.
Religions of the World: A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Beliefs and Practices, 2nd Edition [6 volumes] (2010)
A Comprehensive Encyclopedia of Beliefs and Practices by J. Gordon Melton, Martin Baumann
The Fall Equinox was one of four points in the year (the others being the Winter and Summer Solstices and the Spring Equinox) discovered and marked by ancient peoples who observed the heavens. At the Summer Solstice, from an observer ...
by Robert Splinter
Equinox. [geophysics] A cross-sectional plane traversing the longitudinal outline of the equator where the average path of the Sun touches on its azimuth increases or decreases to the Tropic of Cancer in the northern hemisphere or the Tropic ...
by Diagram Group
equinox “Equal night,” the two points at which the ecliptic intersects the celestial equator to produce the seasonal spring (vernal ) equinox and autumnal (fall) equinox. evection Irregularity in the movement of the ...
Encyclopedia of Astrobiology (2011)
by Muriel Gargaud
The equinox is one or the other of the two points on the celestial sphere, where the equatorial plane intersects the ▷ ecliptic plane. When the Sun is at one of these points, daytime and nighttime have the same duration everywhere on Earth .
Encyclopedia of Geography (2010)
by Barney Warf
The term equinox (in Latin aequinoctium) derives from two Latin words: aequus, whose meaning is “equal,” and noctium (nox, noctis), referring to “night.” Its definition involves that of the celestial sphere (which is the infinite apparent sphere ...
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Equinox live at the Velvet Lounge, Washington DC 3oct08, during the Sonic Circuits festival of experimental music...
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Sign in downtown Bethesda, Maryland.
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The second day of Spring...
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- Equinox Blue
The city under the gradation sky at dusk.
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- Equinox Waterdrop
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- Equinox Eggs
Eggs for the #equinox !
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- Burnal Equinox A
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Video language resources about Equinox
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- 2016 Chevy Equinox Radio Explanation Indianapolis, IN
Emily Robison from Hare Chevrolet shows you how to use your Mylink radio in the 2016 Chevrolet Equinox.
- Equinox Meaning
Video shows what equinox means. The intersection of the ecliptic (apparent path of the sun) with the celestial equator.. equinox pronunciation. How to ...
- Nbz Vs KonQr (Team Equinox) *Ubers* - Narrated Battle #90 + [Explanation of Previous Video]
- Equinox - Slight change in meaning of life
The story of "EQUINOX" begin in the autumn of 2007. when a drummer Zeljko Stanisavljevic responded to an add by a guitarist Sava Jovic, concerning the ...
- 2014 Chevy Equinox Indianapolis IN Radio Explanation
Kris Babic from Hare Chevrolet shows you how to use the MyLink Radio in the 2014 Chevy Equinox.
- Oxford Equinox meaning
- Equinox of Autumn, meaning and meditation. Portugal
Meditate in the ultimate needed truth...
- Equinox - "Language of Looks"
Music Video from Equinox. A single from their new album.
- The Love Language - Equinox
- Shaun M & Abandon - Another Mans Language (Equinox Remix)
- Language of Light Activation - September 2014 Equinox
Pineal gland expansion, balancing of the masculine and feminine, chakra tone, harnessing the 5 elements, purification Voices of Cameron Clark and Caitlin ...
- Equinox Firework Description
- ESL Finals of 2012 through the eyes of team Equinox
- Abandon, Shaun M - Another Man's Language (Equinox Remix) [Tidy]
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Quotes about Equinox
To those born on March, twenty second
A special day known as 'Vernal Equinox'
Mary Magdalene, within thee awakened
Calls back to herself, His scattered flock
ROTMS (Ray Lucero)
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Scrabble value of E1Q10U1I1N1O1X8
The value of this 7-letter word is 23 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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