
the
act
of
regarding
as
equal

A
making
equal;
equal
division;
equality;
equilibrium.

A
quantity
to
be
applied
in
computing
the
mean
place
or
other
element
of
a
celestial
body;
that
is,
any
one
of
the
several
quantities
to
be
added
to,
or
taken
from,
its
position
as
calculated
on
the
hypothesis
of
a
mean
uniform
motion,
in
order
to
find
its
true
position
as
resulting
from
its
actual
and
unequal
motion.

A
proposition
expressing
the
equality
of
two
quantities;
the
act
of
making,
or
the
state
of
being
made,
equal.

(
alg.)
A
statement
of
the
equality
of
two
quantities:
reduction
to
a
mean
proportion.

Expression
of
the
equality
of
two
quantities.

A
making
equal,
or
an
equal
division;
a
proposition
asserting
the
equality
of
two
quantities,
and
expressed
by
the
sign =
between
them;
or
an
expression
of
the
same
quantity
in
two
dissimilar
terms,
but
of
equal
value,
as
3s. =
36d.
Equation
of
time,
the
interval
by
which
apparent
time
differs
from
mean
time
Equation
of
light,
allowance
to
be
made
in
determining
the
position
of
a
heavenly
body
for
the
time
occupied
in
the
transmission
of
its
light
to
the
eye
of
an
observer.
Equation
of
payments,
the
determination
of
the
time
when
a
debt
should
be
paid
in
full
that
is
payable
only
in
parts
at
intervals.

A
making
equal;
in
alg.,
a
proposition
asserting
the
equality
of
two
quantities,
having
the
sign = (
equal
to)
placed
between
them.
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