[ ih-kwey-zhuh-nl, -shuh- ]
/ ɪˈkweɪ ʒə nl, -ʃə- /


of, using, or involving equations.
Biology. pertaining to the second or nonreductional cell division in meiosis, in which each chromosome divides into two equal parts.
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.

Origin of equational

First recorded in 1860–65; equation + -al1

Related forms

e·qua·tion·al·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for equational

  • But, coming to the negatives, the equational interpretation is certainly less obvious.

    Logic|Carveth Read