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au·tum·nal equinox

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  1. autumnal equinox, September equinox, fall equinoxnoun

    September 22

  2. autumnal equinoxnoun

    (astronomy) the equinoctial point that lies in the constellation of Virgo


  1. autumnal equinoxnoun

    the moment when the sun appears to cross the celestial equator, heading southward

  2. autumnal equinoxnoun

    the point where the ecliptic intersects the celestial equator at that time

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. autumnal equinox

    The time when the sun crosses the equator, under a southerly motion, and the days and nights are then everywhere equal in length. (See LIBRA.)

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of autumnal equinox in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of autumnal equinox in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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    not transmitting or reflecting light or radiant energy; impenetrable to sight
    • A. victimised
    • B. squashy
    • C. opaque
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