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[ih-kwey-zhuh-nl, -shuh-]
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  1. of, using, or involving equations.
  2. Biology. pertaining to the second or nonreductional cell division in meiosis, in which each chromosome divides into two equal parts.
  3. Grammar. (of a sentence or predication) consisting of a subject and a complement with or without a copula: “Very interesting, those books” is an equational sentence.
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Origin of equational

First recorded in 1860–65; equation + -al1
Related formse·qua·tion·al·ly, adverb
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  • But, coming to the negatives, the equational interpretation is certainly less obvious.


    Carveth Read