equidistant equidistant

Definition(s):

  • (adj) the same distance apart at every point

Usage(s):

  1. Chad is remote almost equidistant from the Red Sea, the Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean.
  2. Within the sylvan secrecy of Bohemian Grove, 75 miles north of San Francisco, there is a spot almost equidistant from the Russian River and Snob Hill Trail.
  3. Glassboro was chosen as the site of their two-day talks for reasons of protocolit was equidistant from Washington and New York City.

News

  • Conference to explore making peace

    The internationally recognized symbol for peace is simple: a circle with three lines. Every point along the closed curve is equidistant from the center, where imaginary lines that exude from those points meet. The three lines enclosed by the circle intersect at the center too.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: The Toledo Blade

Quotes

  1. "Since I have always lived equidistant from Indianapolis and Chicago, I grew up following both teams to some extent," Hornish said. "However, since meeting Peyton (Manning) and Tony (Dungy) at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway a couple of years...
    on Jan 31, 2007 By: Sam Hornish Jr Source: Motorsport.com

  2. Mr Cunningham said: "The major issue is that the hospital must be accessible for the people of Maryport, Cockermouth and Workington as well as for the people of Copeland. The ideal place is somewhere equidistant. It'sa West Cumberland Hospital, not...
    on Oct 22, 2008 By: Tony Cunningham Source: Whitehaven News

  3. "I think it's a silly idea, I think we have a very good national capital," Mr Howard told Southern Cross radio. "Didn't we settle that sort of a hundred years ago? I thought we settled it so that it was equidistant so to speak from both...
    on Jul 16, 2006 By: John Howard Source: Ninemsn

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