Meaning of EQUIVALENCE
Pronunciation:   i'kwivuluns



WordNet Dictionary 

 Definition:  
 [n] qualities that are comparable; "no comparison between the two books"; "beyond compare"
 [n] essential equality and interchangeability
 [n] a state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced; "on a par with the best"


EQUIVALENCE is a 11 letter word that starts with E. 
 Synonyms:   comparability, compare, comparison, equality, equation, par 

 Antonyms:   nonequivalence  
 See Also:   alikeness, equality, likeness, parity, position, similitude, status, tie  
Webster's 1913 Dictionary 

 Definition:  
\E*quiv"a*lence\, n. [Cf. F. ['e]quivalence, LL.
aequivalentia.]
1. The condition of being equivalent or equal; equality of
worth, value, signification, or force; as, an equivalence
of definitions.
2. Equal power or force; equivalent amount.
3. (Chem.)
(a) The quantity of the combining power of an atom,
expressed in hydrogen units; the number of hydrogen
atoms can combine with, or be exchanged for; valency.
See {Valence}.
(b) The degree of combining power as determined by
relative weight. See {Equivalent}, n., 2. [R.]
\E*quiv"a*lence\, v. t.
To be equivalent or equal to; to counterbalance. [R.] Sir
T. Browne.


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