equalise

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v equalise make equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching "let's equalize the duties among all employees in this office","The company matched the discount policy of its competitors"
    • v equalise compensate; make the score equal
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Equalise to make equal
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. æqualisæquāre, to make equal—æquus, equal.

Usage

In literature:

Will you equalise the franchise, and admit us, in proportion to our numbers, into your Senate, and let us try there for redress?
"Thomas Davis, Selections from his Prose and Poetry" by Thomas Davis
Effects of Wealth and Equalisation of Labor.
"A Treatise on Domestic Economy" by Catherine Esther Beecher
They were both in some sort equalised by a common abasement.
"Critical Miscellanies (Vol. 2 of 3)" by John Morley
The snow had equalised the race.
"'Murphy'" by Major Gambier-Parry
The immediate effect of equalising property, then, would be an increase of population.
"The English Utilitarians, Volume II (of 3)" by Leslie Stephen
But we could not hope that we had crippled our invaders, or done much toward equalising our forces.
"Marjorie" by Justin Huntly McCarthy
Having thus equalised matters, they became once more on friendly terms.
"The Hero of Garside School" by J. Harwood Panting
The conditions had thus been equalised when, for the third and last time, I was to hear him address his Society.
"The Crack of Doom" by Robert Cromie
But there is always something that equalises.
"Notes and Queries, Number 78, April 26, 1851" by Various
The popular suggestion is that the remedy lies in suppressing competition by equalising the prizes.
"Social Rights and Duties, Volume I (of 2)" by Sir Leslie Stephen
It was necessary for the Imperial government to unify these burdens and equalise them, as much as possible, throughout the whole country.
"A Fantasy of Far Japan" by Baron Kencho Suyematsu
Some of these young women were beautiful, and all looked pretty, their charms equalised by their clothes and manners.
"Boston Neighbours In Town and Out" by Agnes Blake Poor
Let us now try to equalise the dual rule.
"Arts and Crafts Essays" by Various
The design is more equalised and is more substantial.
"Antonio Stradivari" by Horace William Petherick
His aim had been to try to equalise things a little, and this by way of reverence.
"The Browning Cyclopædia" by Edward Berdoe
The fusee is thus interposed between the wheel train and the spring to equalise the power of the latter.
"Inventions in the Century" by William Henry Doolittle
I said that when she married Mr. Mulcahy she could keep her watch at Irish time, so as to equalise things.
"In Mr. Knox's Country" by E. OEnone Somerville
In all cases, however, it is essential that the thickness of the folded plates should be equalised by inserting guards in the back of the book.
"Practical Bookbinding" by Paul Adam
By far the best Nap table is made up of four players, because then dash and prudence must be pretty well equalised to play well.
"Hoyle's Games Modernized"
Little "EVICTED," young "EQUALISATION.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 107, July 14th 1894" by Various
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In news:

Soccer-Last-gasp equaliser saves Boca from defeat at River.
Soccer- Last-gasp equaliser saves Boca from defeat at River.
Despite a second-half siege on the hosts' goal, Sunderland could not grab an equaliser following Gardner 's first-half strike which halved the deficit and they have now recorded just two wins in their last 22 Barclays Premier League fixtures.
Soccer-Last- gasp equaliser saves Boca from defeat at River.
Substitute Almen Abdi came close to equalising for the hosts when he hit the post, before Robbie Brady's free-kick doubled Hull 's lead.
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In science:

Further, no care was taken in these devices to equalise the physical or optical path lengths of the fanout structure; instead smooth raised sine curves were used to route the waveguides from one end of the chip to the other.
Photonic Technologies for a Pupil Remapping Interferometer
These detection slabs are made up of a string of Active Sensor Units (ASU) which consist of a PCB with embedded FE ASICs, mounted onto the silicon sensors. A ∼ 500µm copper plate attached to the PCB layer equalises the temperature along the length of the slab.
Next Generation CALICE Electromagnetic Calorimeter
The quotient map determines a map in I from Z  X Ñ Y to ¯Z  X Ñ Y , which co-equalises any two maps of I into its then the quotient.
A categorical approach to internality
As in Turner & Stone (2001) we tested the interaction between the radiation and the gas to check that the temperatures of the gas and the radiation equalise when Tg 6= Tr initially. A gas was set up so that there was no initial velocity, with a density 3 and E = 1012 ergs cm−3 .
Smoothed particle hydrodynamics with radiative transfer in the flux-limited diffusion approximation
In addition the relative signal delays are equalised.
The COMPASS Experiment at CERN
All scintillator fibre pairs were characterised with a radioactive source and sorted to equalise the module light output. A silicon compound provides the optical contact between the bundle of fibres and the PMT.
The COMPASS Experiment at CERN
The scale is histogram equalisation to see subtle effects: influence of enlighted beams on the background of dark channels.
AMBER Task Force February 2008 run report
PR structure, equality predicates on all Ob jects, schema of predicate abstraction, equalisers, and – trivially – the whole algebraic, logic and order structure on NNO N and truth Ob ject 2.
RCF2: Evaluation and Consistency
M C = ̺M ⊗ idC − idM ⊗ ∆ is the coaction equalising map.
Galois-Type Extensions and Equivariant Projectivity
We recall that a category K has arbitrary (finite) limits if and only if it has equalisers and arbitrary (finite) products, [6, p.113].
Quillen model categories without equalisers or coequalisers
Hence, in contrast to our old preliminary combinations we do NOT equalise the FSI systematic anymore.
A Combination of Preliminary Electroweak Measurements and Constraints on the Standard Model
We start by using the equalising method in an initial refinement to transform P into some Q with an equitable partition of the vertex set.
A hypergraph regularity method for generalised Turan problems
Then we repeatedly apply the same refinement procedure as above followed by the equalising method: at each stage we obtain a new system Q from the original procedure and then refine it to some equitable Q′ .
A hypergraph regularity method for generalised Turan problems
In the presence of dagger equalisers, zero-epis are ordinary epis.
Quantum Logic in Dagger Kernel Categories
This fact is not really used, but is included because it gives a better understanding of the situation. A dagger equaliser category is a dagger category that has equalisers which are dagger monic.
Quantum Logic in Dagger Kernel Categories
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