Origin of equivalent
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OTHER WORDS FROM equivalent
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH equivalentequivalent , equivocal
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How to use equivalent in a sentence
What was once seen as the neurological equivalent of annoying television static may have profound implications for how scientists study the brain.Brain’s ‘Background Noise’ May Hold Clues to Persistent Mysteries|Elizabeth Landau|February 8, 2021|Quanta Magazine
The hours he worked add up to the equivalent of more than six 40-hour workweeks.How the Police Bank Millions Through Their Union Contracts|by Andrew Ford, Asbury Park Press, and Agnes Chang, Jeff Kao and Agnel Philip, ProPublica|February 8, 2021|ProPublica
Amtrak is giving a bonus, the equivalent of two hours of pay, to those who get vaccinated, the company said.
Just 24 hours after Moore started walking, he had raised the equivalent of $8,750.Capt. Tom Moore dies after covid diagnosis. The 100-year-old raised millions for Britain's NHS.|Jennifer Hassan, William Booth|February 2, 2021|Washington Post
It’s still 85% effective in preventing severe symptoms, meaning people who get the J&J shot and later contract the virus could suffer the equivalent of a bad cold, rather than maybe needing to go to the hospital, or worse.Why You Should Get Whichever COVID-19 Vaccine You Can|Alex Fitzpatrick|February 2, 2021|Time
It's cheesy and ludicrous and, therefore, delightful; it's the reading equivalent of hate-watching.‘A Gronking to Remember’ Speed Read: 8 Naughtiest Bits|Emily Shire|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Desert Golfing is the gaming equivalent of putting TV on in the background.Lost For Thousands of Strokes: 'Desert Golfing' Is 'Angry Birds' as Modern Art|Alec Kubas-Meyer|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Right now it looks like the diplomatic equivalent of one hand clapping.
It was the equivalent of becoming a black Klansman or Jewish Nazi.
The two scientific stories resort to the equivalent of Mathematics for Dummies andPhysics for Dummies.
Its use by so distinguished a person as Raleigh was equivalent to its general introduction.
But in such expressions as "I am rather tired," equivalent to "I am a little tired," the explanation is not so obvious.
Therefore, a very pale yellow may be its usual test for efficiency, and the equivalent will be maintained.
Pigeons' dung, according to Boussingault, contains 8·3 per cent of nitrogen, equivalent to 10·0 of ammonia.Elements of Agricultural Chemistry|Thomas Anderson
And a promise equivalent to this he made when he engaged to establish his called and chosen, as a holy people to himself.The Ordinance of Covenanting|John Cunningham
British Dictionary definitions for equivalent
- having a particular property in common; equal
- (of two equations or inequalities) having the same set of solutions
- (of two sets) having the same cardinal number
Derived forms of equivalentequivalently, adverb
Word Origin for equivalent
Scientific definitions for equivalent
- Of or relating to a relation between two elements that is reflexive, symmetric, and transitive.
- Having a one-to-one correspondence, as between parts. Two triangles having the same area are equivalent, as are two congruent geometric figures.