equation (n.)

  1. a mathematical statement that two expressions are equal

  2. a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced; on a par with the best

    [ Syn: equality , equivalence , par ]

  3. the act of regarding as equal

    [ Syn: equating ]

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