equalizer

[ ee-kwuh-lahy-zer ]SEE DEFINITION OF equalizer
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It may be the cheap and simple arm that anyone can make and use—the equalizer!

What should be done with a broken engine truck spring or equalizer?

What should be done if a driving spring hanger or equalizer should break?

When the boxes are filled they are hauled to the brick building known as the equalizer.

He would invent an "equalizer" to take the "whip" out of the action between car and trailer.

Interest is therefore the equalizer of the value of things in different periods.

WORD ORIGIN

1792, agent noun from equalize. Sports sense attested by 1930; in the U.S. underworld slang sense of "pistol," it is from c.1900.

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