equivalence

[ ih-kwiv-uh-luh ns or for 3, ee-kwuh-vey-luh ns ]SEE DEFINITION OF equivalence
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Then the expression of equivalence of A and B remains unchanged.

He satisfies himself as to the equivalence of the servicesthat is all.

If we had the means of measurement we could prove the equivalence from step to step.

There is no law of equivalence, of conservation of energy, in social forces.

By 1709 these species had sunk in equivalence to 12 livres 15 sols.

These latter were fixed at an equivalence of 14 and 7-florin respectively.

The change of equivalence must be followed in the accompanying tables.

He founded his Scepticism on the equivalence of opposing arguments.

Corn is a good example of the equivalence of the two sources of energy.

When energy is transformed there is an equivalence between the new form and the old.

WORD ORIGIN

1540s, from French équivalence, from Medieval Latin aequivalentia, from aequivalentem (see equivalent). Related: Equivalency (1530s).

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