Word "EQUINOX" Definitions:


Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
(astronomy) either of the two celestial points at which the celestial equator intersects the ecliptic
Synonyms:
equinoctial point

Part of Speech:
Noun
Definition:
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

Crossword Clues for EQUINOX

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Semiannual occurrence that begins 18- and 66-Across The Washington Post 20 Sep 2021
Semiannual occurrence that begins 18- and 66-Across LA Times Daily 20 Sep 2021
Who in France tucks into wild oxen as a regular event? The Telegraph Cryptic 27 Aug 2021
Horse briefly ahead of bovine for a day in September, say? The Telegraph Cryptic 02 Aug 2020
Biannual occurrence in which bovine follows side of slope that's one in five The Telegraph Toughie 15 Nov 2019
March or September date The Times Concise 31 May 2019
In astronomy, a point on the celestial sphere at which the ecliptic intersects the celestial equator The Times Specialist Sunday 26 May 2019
September/March date The Times Concise 20 Mar 2019
Biannual celestial event Universal 17 Jan 2019
Biannual celestial event
Semiannual astronomical event The Washington Post 05 May 2018
Semiannual astronomical event LA Times Daily 05 May 2018
Like a horse without a tail, steer into biannual event The Sun Two Speed 28 Mar 2018
Time of equal length of day and night The Sun Two Speed 28 Mar 2018
Semiannual astronomical event
Time of year when night and day are equal The Telegraph General Knowledge 31 Dec 2017
Time of equal night and day The Telegraph Quick 08 Dec 2017
Semiannual event Thomas Joseph 19 Aug 2017
Autumnal -- The Telegraph Quick 19 Aug 2017
Occasion for gathering at Stonehenge The Chronicle of Higher Education 04 Aug 2017
When day and night have the same length The Times Concise 24 Jul 2017
Vernal -- The Telegraph Quick 29 Apr 2017
Occasion for gathering at Stonehenge
Semiannual calendar event The Washington Post 09 Sep 2016
Time when sun crosses equator The Telegraph General Knowledge 14 Aug 2016
Queen in love embraced by old date in March? The Times Cryptic 21 Dec 2015
Vernal or autumnal occurrence The Washington Post 22 Nov 2015
Vernal or autumnal occurrence
Event heralding spring
Semiannual event
March time
March time
See 13-Down
See 13-Down
Vernal, say
Fall time
March moment
Spring time
Twice-yearly event
March 21 occurrence
Occasion at Stonehenge
Spring time
Vernal or autumnal ___
September occurrence
Time between solstices
September event
March or September event
Semiannual event.
Time of year.
Time when day and night are the same length.
March 21 or September 23.
Time when sun's center crosses equator.
When night and day are of equal length.
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