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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun equivalent:

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The word equivalent and its family (equivalence) are included in the Academic Word List by Dr. Averil Coxhead, which contains the 570 most frequent word families used in academic texts from a variety of subject areas, of interest for students that learn the words most needed to study at tertiary institutions.

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Definition of the noun equivalent

What does equivalent mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: equivalents

  1. a person or thing equal to another in value or measure or force or effect or significance etc
  2. the atomic weight of an element that has the same combining capacity as a given weight of another element; the standard is 8 for oxygen

Alternative definition of the noun equivalent

noun

  1. anything that is virtually equal to another
  2. [chemistry] an equivalent weight

Definition of the adjective equivalent

What does equivalent mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. being essentially equal to something
    • example: a wish that was equivalent to a command
    • synonym of equivalent: tantamount
    • similar: equal

Alternative definition of the adjective equivalent

adjective

  1. similar or identical in value, meaning or effect; virtually equal
  2. [mathematics] of two sets, having a one-to-one relationship
  3. [mathematics] relating to the corresponding elements of an equivalence relation
  4. [chemistry] having the equal ability to combine
  5. [cartography] of a map, equal-area

Business

Equivalent is an Internet website.

Music

"Equivalent" is a musical album of Hayato Aoki.

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Artworks

  1. "Equivalent" is a photography (gelatin silver print) by Alfred Stieglitz, taken in (92 years ago).
    • media: gelatin silver print
  2. "Equivalent" is a photography (gelatin silver print) by Alfred Stieglitz, taken in (89 years ago).
    • media: gelatin silver print

Miscellanea

  1. The equivalent, sometimes termed the molar equivalent, is a unit of electrical charge used in chemistry and the biological sciences. It could be converted to Coulombs 'C' using Faraday's constant F in 'C/mol', where 1 'eq' = F 'C'.
    • also known as 當量, 莫耳當量, Eşdeğer, Ekivalan, Równoważnik molowy, ﻣﻛﺎﻓﺊ ﻣوﻟﻲ, Μοριακό ισοδύναμο, 化學當量
  2. Equivalent: Other manufactured drug forms that have been determined to be therapeutically equivalent to the one linked to this mediator.

Phrases with Equivalent

Phrases starting with the word Equivalent:

  1. equivalent word
  2. equivalent weight
  3. Equivalent variation
  4. equivalent-binary-digit factor

Phrases ending with the word Equivalent:

  1. Row-Equivalent
  2. cash equivalent
  3. gram equivalent
  4. spouse equivalent
  5. spousal equivalent
  6. Full-time equivalent
  7. common stock equivalent

Other phrases containing the word Equivalent:

  1. Banana equivalent dose
  2. Roentgen Equivalent Man
  3. law of equivalent proportions

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Equivalent

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Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

Prime Equivalent of Oxide 28. Solubil. in Water at Action of Composition. - - Name. Form. Sp. Gr. 609. 212.o. Atmosphere. Acid. Base. water. Prime Equivalent. - 4. sid. prisms and octohed. Muriate (super) Yellow needles Soluble Muriate ...

Google previewDictionary of Optometry and Visual Science (2014)

by Michel Millodot

ethylenediamine tetraacetic acid EF eccentric fixation EMG electromyogram EOG electrooculogram equivalent oxygen pressure (see oxygen ...

Google previewDictionary of Psychopathology (2012)

by Henry Kellerman

Libidinal ego—somewhat equivalent to Freud's id, but more hungry for the object rather than for instinctual release. Antilibidinal ego—somewhat equivalent to Freud's superego, but the anitilibidinal ego attacks the libidinal ego's need for the ...

Google previewDictionary of Energy (2014)

by Cutler J. Cleveland, Christopher G. Morris

K Kelvin kcal kilocalorie kg kilogram kJ kilojoule km kilometer kPa kilopascal ktoe thousand tons of oil equivalent ...

Google previewSoil and Environmental Science Dictionary (2001)

by E.G. Gregorich, L. W. Turchenek, M.R. Carter, Denis A. Angers

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The animals of the planet are in desperate peril... Without free animal life I believe we will lose the spiritual equivalent of oxygen. (Alice Walker)
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Scrabble value of E1Q10U1I1V4A1L1E1N1T1

The value of this 10-letter word is 22 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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