eq vs equivalent what difference

what is difference between eq and equivalent

English

Alternative forms

  • eq.

Noun

eq (plural eqq or eqs)

  1. Abbreviation of equation.

Synonyms

Anagrams

  • QE


English

Alternative forms

  • æquivalent (archaic)

Etymology

equi- +‎ -valent.
From Latin aequivalentem, accusative singular of aequivalēns, present active participle of aequivaleō (I am equivalent, have equal power).

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɪˈkwɪvələnt/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ɪˈkwɪvələnt/
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɪˈkwɪvələnt/

Adjective

equivalent (comparative more equivalent, superlative most equivalent)

  1. Similar or identical in value, meaning or effect; virtually equal.
    • For now to serve and to minister, servile and ministerial, are terms equivalent.
    Synonym: on a par
  2. (mathematics) Of two sets, having a one-to-one correspondence.
    Synonym: equinumerous
    • c. 2005, P N Gupta Kulbhushan, Comprehensive MCQ’s in Mathematics, page 3:
      Finite sets A and B are equivalent sets only when n(A) = n(B) i.e., the number of elements in A and B are equal.
    • 1950, E. Kamke, Theory of Sets, page 16:
      All enumerable sets are equivalent to each other, but not to any finite set.
    • 2000, N. L. Carothers, Real Analysis, page 18:
      Equivalent sets should, by rights, have the same “number” of elements. For this reason we sometimes say that equivalent sets have the same cardinality.
    • 2006, Joseph Breuer, Introduction to the Theory of Sets, page 41:
      The equivalence theorem: If both M is equivalent to a subset N1 of N and N is equivalent to a subset M1 of M, then the sets M and N are equivalent to each other.
  3. (mathematics) Relating to the corresponding elements of an equivalence relation.
  4. (chemistry) Having the equal ability to combine.
  5. (cartography) Of a map, equal-area.
  6. (geometry) Equal in measure but not admitting of superposition; applied to magnitudes.

Usage notes

  • In mathematics, this adjective can be used in phrases like “A and B are equivalent”, “A is equivalent to B”, and, less commonly, “A is equivalent with B”.

Derived terms

  • equivalently
  • equivalent weight

Translations

Noun

equivalent (plural equivalents)

  1. Anything that is virtually equal to something else, or has the same value, force, etc.
  2. (chemistry) An equivalent weight.

Derived terms

  • certainty equivalent

Translations

Verb

equivalent (third-person singular simple present equivalents, present participle equivalenting, simple past and past participle equivalented)

  1. (transitive) To make equivalent to; to equal.

Catalan

Etymology

From Latin aequivalēns, attested from 1696.

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic) IPA(key): /ə.ki.vəˈlent/
  • (Central) IPA(key): /ə.ki.bəˈlen/
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /e.ki.vaˈlent/

Adjective

equivalent (masculine and feminine plural equivalents)

  1. equivalent

Related terms

  • equivalència
  • equivaler

Further reading

  • “equivalent” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.
  • “equivalent” in Diccionari normatiu valencià, Acadèmia Valenciana de la Llengua.
  • “equivalent” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

References


Dutch

Alternative forms

  • aequivalentie (dated, superseded)

Etymology

Borrowed from Middle French équivalent, from Latin aequivalēns.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˌeː.kʋi.vaːˈlɛnt/
  • Hyphenation: equi‧va‧lent
  • Rhymes: -ɛnt

Adjective

equivalent (not comparable)

  1. equivalent

Inflection

Derived terms

  • equivalentie

Noun

equivalent n (plural equivalenten)

  1. equivalent

Occitan

Etymology

From Latin aequivalēns.

Pronunciation

Adjective

equivalent m (feminine singular equivalenta, masculine plural equivalents, feminine plural equivalentas)

  1. equivalent

Related terms

  • equivaléncia
  • equivaler

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