He was trying, I think, to demonstrate balance and equivalence.
The equivalence between comic books and Scripture is telling of how seriously canon is taken by these fans.
The experiment found that the type of atom made no difference to the outcome, perfectly in line with the equivalence principle.
The ultimate value of numerical inquiries must depend on the equivalence of the units on which they are based.
If we had the means of measurement we could prove the equivalence from step to step.
He founded his Scepticism on the equivalence of opposing arguments.
There is no law of equivalence, of conservation of energy, in social forces.
He satisfies himself as to the equivalence of the servicesthat is all.
Corn is a good example of the equivalence of the two sources of energy.
These latter were fixed at an equivalence of 14 and 7-florin respectively.
1540s, from French équivalence, from Medieval Latin aequivalentia, from aequivalentem (see equivalent). Related: Equivalency (1530s).