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equi

[ ek-wee ]
/ ˈɛk wi /
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Definition for equi (2 of 2)

equi-

a combining form meaning “equal,” used in the formation of compound words: equimolecular.

Origin of equi-

Middle English <Latin aequi-, combining form representing aequus equal
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British Dictionary definitions for equi

equi-

combining form

equal or equallyequidistant; equilateral
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Scientific definitions for equi

equi-

A prefix that means “equal” or “equally,” as in equidistant.
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