Loads, creels, etc., of turf should be converted to the equivalent weight.
It is not absolutely necessary to commit the formula and equivalent weight to memory.
Similarly, if we weigh the liquid before and after the experiment, we shall find that it has lost an equivalent weight.
Stocks of wheat (and of flour expressed in its equivalent weight of wheat) are held by merchants, millers and farmers.
These figures are, however, given in equivalents and each must be multiplied by the equivalent weight of the substance used.