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equivalent

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

equivalent

adjective alike, as good as, balancing, coequal, comparable, compensatory, equal, equal in effect, equal in force, equal in power, equal in significance, equal in value, equalized, equipollent, even, identical, identical in size, identical in value, interchangeable, like, of equal force, of equal value, of equal weight, on a par with, parallel, pro re valere, reciprocal, same, similar, substitutable, tantamount, without difference
Associated concepts: equivalent acts, fair equivalent, subbtantially equivalent
See also: agreed, alternative, analogous, coequal, coextensive, cognate, commensurable, commensurate, compensatory, congruous, correlate, correlative, counterpart, disjunctive, faithful, identical, mutual, offset, parallel, peer, pendent, proportionate, reciprocal, replacement, same, similar, tantamount, value, vicarious, virtual

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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In Figure 12c, it is shown that the hardness increases when the higher functionality and low equivalent weight RD is used, but is not changed by the EG--DEM based RD; the former contributes more crosslink density than the latter.
We selected the IGG III as the Gaussian distribution function to construct the equivalent weight matrix, as follows (Yang, 2002):
where [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] represents the equivalent weight matrix of the (i,i) element, and [MATHEMATICAL EXPRESSION NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] is the weight matrix of the original observation noise i .
The polymer composition is expressed in terms of the equivalent weight defined as the weight in grams of polymer containing one equivalent of acid or, alternatively, the comonomer molecular weight plus 100n.
In all three cases, very good to excellent correlations were found between continuous real-time DES output and the values of characteristic QC parameters (viscosity, acid number, epoxy equivalent weight, % NCO, ATR-FTIR peak heights for reactants and products, and GPC data) determined by off-line analysis of samples taken periodically during the reactions.