equalisation

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n equalisation the act of making equal or uniform
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • equalisation etc. See equalization, etc.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Equalisation the act of making equal: state of being equalised
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Etymology

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

Usage

In literature:

The temperature of the apartment should be equalised to moderate summer's heat by flues and stoves, and frequently ventilated.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
Lydia often saw him holding the balance for her intemperate judgments, his grain of gold forever equalising her dross.
"The Prisoner" by Alice Brown
I think that things like habits and manners can be fairly equalised!...
"Changing Winds" by St. John G. Ervine
But it would be futile and wrong to attempt to equalise property by positive enactment.
"Shelley, Godwin and Their Circle" by H. N. Brailsford
God loves you; let this thought equalise all states.
"Letters of Madam Guyon" by P. L. Upham
A very pleasant "equalisation of individuals"!
"Anarchism and Socialism" by George Plechanoff
But the necessary scale of expenditure being higher in one division than another, things equalise themselves pretty much.
"The Record of Nicholas Freydon" by A. J. (Alec John) Dawson
Equalise the sap as far as possible.
"The Book of Pears and Plums" by Edward Bartrum
There was, he well knew, no such equaliser as marriage.
"Rulers of India: Akbar" by George Bruce Malleson
What kind of equalisation will be made?
"Anarchism" by E. V. Zenker
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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
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