the sign (=) used to indicate that the terms on either side of it are equal or equivalent

# equal sign

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noun

The symbol (=) used to indicate logical or mathematical equality.

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(*plural* equal signs)

- A symbol (=) used in mathematics to indicate that two values are the same, and elsewhere in various other ways, such as (formerly) to separate the signature from the content of a telegram.

Noun

- attributive form of
*equal sign**equal-sign key*

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