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Equivalent 1

Definition: Equal in wortir or value, force, power, effect, import, and the like; alike in significance and value; of the same import or meaning.

Equivalent 2

Definition: Equal in measure but not admitting of superposition; applied to magnitudes; as, a square may be equivalent to a triangle.

Equivalent 3

Definition: Contemporaneous in origin; as, the equivalent strata of different countries.

Equivalent 4

Definition: Something equivalent; that which is equal in value, worth, weight, or force; as, to offer an equivalent for damage done.

Equivalent 5

Definition: That comparative quantity by weight of an element which possesses the same chemical value as other elements, as determined by actual experiment and reference to the same standard. Specifically: (a) The comparative proportions by which one element replaces another in any particular compound; thus, as zinc replaces hydrogen in hydrochloric acid, their equivalents are and (b) The combining proportion by weight of a substance, or the number expressing this proportion, in any particular compound; as, the equivalents of hydrogen and oxygen in water are respectively and and in hydric dioxide and

Equivalent 6

Definition: A combining unit, whether an atom, a radical, or a molecule; as, in acid salt two or more equivalents of acid unite with one or more equivalents of base.

Equivalent 7

Definition: To make the equivalent to; to equal; equivalence.

equivalent 8

Definition: the atomic weight of an element that has the same combining capacity as a given weight of another element; the standard is for oxygen

equivalent 9

Definition: a person or thing equal to another in value or measure or force or effect or significance etc; "send two dollars or the equivalent in stamps"

equivalent 10

Definition: being essentially equal to something; "it was as good as gold"; "a wish that was equivalent to a command"; "his statement was tantamount to an admission of guilt"

equivalent 11

Definition: equal in amount or value; "like amounts"; "equivalent amounts"; "the same amount"; "gave one six blows and the other a like number"; "an equal number"; "the same number"

 

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