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equal sign
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equals sign
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noun
,
Mathematics.
1.
the symbol (=), used in a mathematical expression to indicate that the terms it separates are equal.
Origin of
equal sign
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1905-1910
First recorded in
1905-10
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British Dictionary definitions for
equal sign
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equal sign
noun
1.
the symbol =, used to indicate a mathematical equality
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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equal
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