HyperDic: equation

English > 3 senses of the word equation:
NOUNcommunicationequationa mathematical statement that two expressions are equal
stateequation, equality, equivalence, para state of being essentially equal or equivalent
actequation, equatingthe act of regarding as equal
equation > pronunciation
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English > equation: 3 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA mathematical statement that two expressions are equal.
Categorymathematics, math, mathsA science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic / logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
Narrowerbiquadratic equation, biquadraticAn equation of the fourth degree
differential equationAn equation containing differentials of a function
exponential equationAn equation involving exponential functions of a variable
linear equationA polynomial equation of the first degree
quadratic equation, quadraticAn equation in which the highest power of an unknown quantity is a square
regression equation, regression of y on xThe equation representing the relation between selected values of one variable (x) and observed values of the other (y)
simultaneous equationsA set of equations in two or more variables for which there are values that can satisfy all the equations simultaneously
Broadermathematical statementA statement of a mathematical relation
Verbsequatebe equivalent or parallel, in mathematics
English > equation: 3 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningA state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced.
Synonymsequality, equivalence, par
Narroweregality, egalitesocial and political equality
tieequality of score in a contest
Broaderstatus, positionThe relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society
Spanishequivalencia, igualdad, par
Catalanequivalència, igualtat
Verbsequatemake equal, uniform, corresponding, or matching
equatebe equivalent or parallel, in mathematics
English > equation: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of regarding as equal.
Broaderequalization, equalisation, levelingThe act of making equal or uniform / uniform
Verbsequateconsider or describe as similar, equal, or analogous

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