What is equivalent?

  • (adj): Equal in amount or value.
    Example: "Equivalent amounts"
    Synonyms: like, equal, same
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on equivalent:

Inigo Campioni - Interwar Years
... Campioni achieved flag rank in 1932, being promoted to contrammiraglio (equivalent to commodore) and was promoted again to ammiraglio di divisione (equivalent to rear admiral) in 1934 ... was promoted to ammiraglio di squadra (equivalent to vice admiral) in 1936 and in 1938 he assumed the post of Deputy Chief of Staff of the Navy ...
Equivalent Weight
... Equivalent weight (also known as gram equivalent) is a term which has been used in several contexts in chemistry ... In its most general usage, it is the mass of one equivalent, that is the mass of a given substance which will supply or react with one mole of hydrogen cations H+ in an acid–base ... Equivalent weight has the dimensions and units of mass, unlike atomic weight, which is dimensionless ...
Thai Royal And Noble Titles - Feudal Lifetime Titles For Male Commoners (all Obsolete) - Nai
... Nowadays used as an equivalent for Mister, with Nang Sao (นางสาว) the equivalent of Miss and Nang (นาง) the equivalent of Mrs ...
Muscogee Language - Orthography
... Here are the (approximately) equivalent sounds using familiar English words and the IPA Spelling Sound (IPA) English equivalent a aː ~ a like the "a" in father c tʃ ~ ts like the "ch" in such or the "ts" in cats e ... whose spellings match their phonetic makeup Spelling Sound (IPA) English equivalent eu iʊ similar to the exclamation "ew!" ...
The Carbon Trust - Equivalent Scheme
... Commitment companies can also demonstrate early action through an 'equivalent mark' Carbon Trust Equivalent Scheme Document ...

More definitions of "equivalent":

  • (noun): 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.
    Synonyms: equivalent weight, combining weight, eq
  • (noun): A person or thing equal to another in value or measure or force or effect or significance etc.
    Example: "Send two dollars or the equivalent in stamps"
  • (adj): Being essentially equal to something.
    Example: "A wish that was equivalent to a command"
    Synonyms: tantamount

Famous quotes containing the word equivalent:

    For some men the power to destroy life becomes the equivalent to the female power to create life.
    Myriam Miedzian, U.S. author. Boys Will Be Boys, ch. 4 (1991)

    To place oneself in the position of God is painful: being God is equivalent to being tortured. For being God means that one is in harmony with all that is, including the worst. The existence of the worst evils is unimaginable unless God willed them.
    Georges Bataille (1897–1962)

    The reality is that zero defects in products plus zero pollution plus zero risk on the job is equivalent to maximum growth of government plus zero economic growth plus runaway inflation.
    Dixie Lee Ray (b. 1924)