equalization

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n equalization the act of making equal or uniform
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The herring is the most widely eaten fish in the world. Nutritionally its fuel value is that equal to that of a beefsteak.
    • n Equalization The act of equalizing, or state of being equalized. "Their equalization with the rest of their fellow subjects."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The Taj Mahal in India is perfectly symetrical, except for one thing. The two tombs inside are not equal in size. This is because the male tomb has to be larger than the female tomb.
    • n equalization The act of equalizing, or the state of being equalized. Also spelled equalisation.
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Quotations

  • Susan Jeffers
    Susan Jeffers
    “We have been taught to believe that negative equals realistic and positive equals unrealistic.”
  • Daniel Webster
    Daniel%20Webster
    “A mass of men equals a mass of opinions.”
  • Anthony Robbins
    Anthony%20Robbins
    “The past does not equal the future.”
  • Woodrow T. Wilson
    Woodrow%20T.%20Wilson
    “It must be peace without victory; only a peace between equals can last.”
  • Phillips Brooks
    Phillips%20Brooks
    “Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men. Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for powers equal to your tasks.”
  • W. C. Fields
    W.%20C.%20Fields
    “I am free of all prejudices. I hate everyone equally.”

Usage

In literature:

And Edwin nodded with equal curtness and made off slowly into the maze of Bursley.
"Clayhanger" by Arnold Bennett
He snatched Johnny out of their arms, and, quite forgetting his equality and rights of man, belaboured him without mercy.
"Mr. Midshipman Easy" by Captain Frederick Marryat
Very productive, and superior to the last named for agricultural purposes; the quality being equally good, and the yield much greater.
"The Field and Garden Vegetables of America" by Fearing Burr
Question of the Equality of the Sexes, frivolous and useless.
"A Treatise on Domestic Economy" by Catherine Esther Beecher
Whether they themselves believe in the system which they uphold or not, they are equally tenacious of it.
"Aurelian" by William Ware
On the line A B or A C set off a scale of equal parts, beginning at A, and on A D a similar scale beginning at A.
"The Violin" by George Hart
For the present it is enough to affirm the equal manhood of the Negro race.
"Masterpieces of Negro Eloquence" by Various
Almost equally striking are the cases of arctic animals possessing the white colour that best conceals them upon snowfields and icebergs.
"Contributions to the Theory of Natural Selection" by Alfred Russel Wallace
Almost all candidates for office were equally eligible and equally untried; so personal considerations naturally came into play.
"Four Years in Rebel Capitals" by T. C. DeLeon
He marshalled forces with equal celerity under either flag.
"A Political History of the State of New York, Volumes 1-3" by DeAlva Stanwood Alexander
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In poetry:

And death and life she hated equally,
And nothing saw, for her despair,
But dreadful time, dreadful eternity,
No comfort anywhere;
"The Palace of Art" by Alfred Lord Tennyson
Beyond the dust and smoke he saw
The sheaves of Freedom's large increase,
The holy fanes of equal law,
The New Jerusalem of peace.
"Sumner" by John Greenleaf Whittier
OH, the shambling sea is a sexton old,
And well his work is done.
With an equal grave for lord and knave,
He buries them every one.
"The Gravedigger" by Bliss William Carman
"She's fairest, and you the bravest,
With love for a joining band,
Shall rank equal with the noblest
That walks in our Fatherland."
"The Prince Of Anhalt Dessau" by Nora Pembroke
Ye tyrants of the human breast,
Love and Reason, cease your war,
And order Death to give me rest,
So each will equal triumph share.
"Songs Set To Music: 2. Set" by Matthew Prior
Praise the high gods, for in giving
This for man, and this alone,
They have made his chance for living
Shine the equal of their own.
"Praise The Generous Gods" by William Ernest Henley

In news:

This revolving ball is unbalanced in that no equal weight is located on the opposite side of the shaft center.
Income of Connecticut's richest 1 percent equals 28 percent of the total income of all individual earners.
In China, while11.3 percent of respondents said some sort of handmade gift is their favorite, an equal 11 percent reported a preference for diamond jewelry.
All checking account s aren't created equal.
Country Star Chely Wright Discusses Film, Coming Out & Equality.
For country artist Chely Wright, the situation is clear: 'Either you believe in freedom for all, based on real human equality, or you don't'.
And wherein the sheath material has an apparent shear viscosity VS that is equal to or less than an apparent shear viscosity of the core material VC.
I know I am completely capable of doing most things that the average man can do and I think men and women should be treated equally.
But it's equally as important for the group that puts it on — the Duluth Civitan club.
Marriage equality is a civil right .
Listen to excerpts from Sunday's event hosted by Brian Lehrer and Jami Floyd, managing editor of The Global Game, as they discuss Dr King's battle for equal education for all.
Giant predatory dinosaurs were killers without equal, but they stood at the mercy of at least one foe: their own imperfect bodies.
Jockey Joe Crispin had a huge day at Portland Meadows Nov 17, winning seven races on the nine-race card to equal his own record for wins on one program.
Therefore, finding which inspection solution works best for a particular part geometry is equally important.
We are a nation dedicated to liberty and equality.
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In science:

We have used (f ) and the equality δ = 0.) Hence to prove (b) it is enough to prove the equality (h) dim ZUP (g ) = dim ZUP ′ (g ).
Character sheaves on disconnected groups, II
While most matrices from Md with two equal columns are in S1 , most matrices with two equal rows lie in S2 .
Singular 0/1-matrices, and the hyperplanes spanned by random 0/1-vectors
The symplectic manifold (M , ω ) equals the complex vector space Cn endowed with its canonical symplectic structure ω0 , the Lagrangians equal some linear Lagrangian subspace of Cn , and the group action ψ is given by some injective linear representation of a connected compact Lie group G to U (n).
The Arnold-Givental conjecture and moment Floer homology
R])γδ (s + R) + β (s + R)γδ (s − R) Here β is a smooth cutoff function which equals 0 for s ≤ −1 and equals 1 for s ≥ 0.
The Arnold-Givental conjecture and moment Floer homology
The effect of shipping is that the amount of available merchandise is updated by modifying the information in the stored merchandise table: stored merchandise.amount becomes equal to Difference, shared among the three equalities de fining precondition, add list and delete list.
Logic-Based Specification Languages for Intelligent Software Agents
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