equiparation

n.

from Latin aequiparationem (nominative aequiparatio) "an equalizing, comparison," from aequiparare "put on equality, compare," from aequipar "equal, alike," from aequus "equal, even" (see equal (adj.)) + par (see par (n.)). Related: Equiparate.


Nearby words

  1. equinox,
  2. equinumerous,
  3. equip,
  4. equip.,
  5. equipage,
  6. equipartition,
  7. equipartition of energy,
  8. equipment,
  9. equipoise,
  10. equipollent

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