Origin of equalizer
Related Words for equalizerpiece, rifle, cannon, pistol, shotgun, revolver, mortar, hardware, handgun, ordnance, musket, rod, difference, Uzi, howitzer, persuader, blaster, magnum, flintlock, forty-five
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Contemporary Examples of equalizer
Belgium pressed relentlessly for an equalizer, dominating play from about the 70th minute to the final whistle.Costa Rica vs. the Netherlands: A Tale of Two Goalies
July 5, 2014
Trotter says that for women, the ability to "arm ourselves" is an equalizer.Senate Hearing on Gun Violence: Live Updates
January 30, 2013
Nuclear weapons are today what the Colt 45 was in the Wild West—an equalizer.What's Right About the Holocaust Analogy
March 13, 2012
"We serve as the equalizer," the super PAC's spokesman Curtis Ellis told NPR.Koch Backs Gillibrand
March 13, 2012
More than one model of handgun has been named “The Equalizer.”Confessions of a Man Who Almost Went Postal
April 4, 2009
Historical Examples of equalizer
It may be the cheap and simple arm that anyone can make and use—the equalizer!Security
Poul William Anderson
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.Plowing On Sunday
1792, agent noun from equalize. Sports sense attested by 1930; in the U.S. underworld slang sense of "pistol," it is from c.1900.