equi-


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

Nearby words

  1. equestrian,
  2. equestrianism,
  3. equestrienne,
  4. equi,
  5. equi np deletion,
  6. equiangular,
  7. equiaxial,
  8. equicaloric,
  9. equid,
  10. equidistance

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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Word Origin and History for equi-

equi-

word-forming element meaning "equal," from Latin aequi-, comb. form of aequus "equal, even" (see equal (adj.)).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Science definitions for equi-

equi-

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