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But vibrant industry requires solid infrastructure, which is where the Chinese government enters the equation.
“We want to take out those biases, those prejudices, out of the equation, to remove those barriers,” says Halfteck.How the Hiring Process Marginalizes Candidates on the Autism Spectrum|Joshua Rivera|May 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sadly, the “small room” part of that equation seems to have been a one-time thing.Beck’s Musical Time Machine: This Wasn’t a Concert. It was a Spectacular Party.|Andrew Romano|April 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The “calories in vs. calories out” equation for obtaining a lean physique can make this metric a major focus point.
All of this information is then plugged into an equation that estimates the total calories burned throughout the day.
The Equation of Time shows how many minutes are to be added to, or subtracted from, sun-dial time in order to show clock time.Time and Time-Tellers|James W. Benson
Consideration for a wife who had withdrawn from the society of Mr. Purcey would also naturally have been absent from the equation.Fraternity|John Galsworthy
The "equation of exchange," on the face of it, makes an exceedingly simple and obvious statement.
Write the equation representing the action of ammonium sulphide upon chromium sulphate.An Elementary Study of Chemistry|William McPherson
Vide the chapters, supra, on the equation of exchange and on statistics of the quantity theory.
British Dictionary definitions for equation
Word Origin and History for equation
late 14c., a term in astrology; meaning "action of making equal" is from 1650s; mathematical sense is from 1560s, on notion of equalizing the expressions; from Latin aequationem (nominative aequatio) "an equal distribution, community," from past participle stem of aequare (see equal (adj.)). Chemistry sense is from 1807.
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Culture definitions for equation
An expression of equality between two formulas in mathematics. The two formulas are written with an equal sign between them: 2 + 2 = 4 is an equation, as is E = mc2.