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equivalent

n., adj. equal in value, force or meaning.

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EQUIVALENT. Of the same value. Sometimes a condition must be literally accomplished in forma specifica; but some may be fulfilled by an equivalent, per oequi polens, when such appears to be the intention of the parties; as, I promise to pay you one hundred dollars, and then die, my executor may fulfill my engagement; for it is equivalent to you whether the money be paid to you b me or by him. Roll. Ab. 451; 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 760.

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and Xu, T.: 2002, Robust estimator for correlated observations based on bifactor equivalent weights. Journal of Geodesy, 76, No.
2 represents the categorical variable, PMHS-PDMS hydride equivalent weight, along the horizontal axis and the size of each rectangle within a column represents the probability of obtaining a coating with a given relative degree of coating film uniformity/integrity.
Incredibly, the latest Q7 has shed the equivalent weight of four adult males, whilst being even more rigid and stronger than the current car, which gives it such a sporting edge.
Since the placing by the Russian government with this country for the order of nine million pairs of army boots, the British Royal Army clothing department, the tanners, leather merchants or shoemakers, having bends (soie leathers) of 10lb and upwards, and butts of equivalent weight, and medium and heavy shoulders, must furnish the Director of Army Contracts with particulars of their stocks.
Chugoku Marine Paints has been granted a patent for a high solid anticorrosive coating composition comprised of (A) a main component comprised of a semisolid state bisphenol epoxy resin (a1) having an epoxy equivalent weight of 260 to 280; and (B) a curing component comprised of an epoxy adduct of xylylenediamine (b1) and an epoxy adduct of polyamide (b2), the curing component (B) is comprised of 50 to 200 parts by weight of the epoxy adduct of polyamide (b2) per 100 parts by weight of the epoxy adduct of xylylenediamine (b1), wherein the total amount of the bisphenol epoxy resin (a1), the epoxy adduct of xylylenediamine (b1) and the epoxy adduct of polyamide (b2), j(a1)+(b1)+(b2)), in the coating composition is 15 to 45 weight percent.
This year's target is to clear more than last year's massive haul of 30 tonnes of litter - the equivalent weight of two double decker buses.
Although slightly smaller than the existing 308 the car is significantly lighter - some 140 kilos less, the equivalent weight of two adults - which helps its eco credentials.
Although slightly smaller than the existing 308, the car is significantly lighter - some 140 Kilos less, the equivalent weight of two adults - which helps its eco credentials.
Staff have served up 57,800 cups of tea to 214,000 visitors, baked 15,000 loaves of bread and made 8,000 pies, while the dairy department has churned more than six tonnes of the best-selling Bodnant Aberwen cheese - the equivalent weight of a large African elephant.
With the PDSA's help, these two pets have lost around 25kg, the equivalent weight to around eight Yorkshire terriers.
The 550-Watt (0.75 horsepower) fuel cell onboard the Ion Tiger has about 4 times the efficiency of a comparable internal combustion engine and the system provides 7 times the energy in the equivalent weight of batteries.
Tracey has dropped 5st 8lbs, both her sisters have lost two stone each, Garry has lost 2st 4lbs and Karen has lost 4st 2lbs - and between them shed the equivalent weight of a baby elephant!