what is difference between equality and equation
- æquality (archaic)
Borrowed from Middle French equalité (modern French égalité), from Latin aequālitās, aequālitātem. Doublet of equity.
Morphologically equal + -ity
- (US) enPR: ĭʹkwŏl-ĭ-tē IPA(key): /ɪˈkwɑl.ɪ.ti/
- (UK) IPA(key): /ɪˈkwɒl.ɪ.ti/
equality (usually uncountable, plural equalities)
- The fact of being equal.
- (mathematics) The fact of being equal, of having the same value.
- The equal treatment of people irrespective of social or cultural differences.
- (fact of being equal): equivalence parity
- (fact of being equal): difference, inequality, nonequivilence
- (equal treatment of people): discrimination, inequality
- equality at OneLook Dictionary Search
- equality in Keywords for Today: A 21st Century Vocabulary, edited by The Keywords Project, Colin MacCabe, Holly Yanacek, 2018.
- “equality” in Raymond Williams, Keywords (revised), 1983, Fontana Press, page 117.
- equality in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
- æquation (archaic)
From Old French, from Latin aequātiō (“an equalizing”).
Morphologically equate + -ion
- enPR: ĭkwā’zhən, IPA(key): /ɪˈkweɪʒən/; enPR: ĭkwā’shən, IPA(key): /ɪˈkweɪʃən/
- Rhymes: -eɪʒən
equation (plural equations)
- The act or process of equating two or more things, or the state of those things being equal (that is, identical).
- We need to bring the balance of power into equation
- (mathematics) An assertion that two expressions are equal, expressed by writing the two expressions separated by an equal sign; from which one is to determine a particular quantity.
- (astronomy) A small correction to observed values to remove the effects of systematic errors in an observation.