Equivalence meaning

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The state or condition of being equivalent; equality.
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(mathematics) An equivalence relation.
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(logic) The relationship that holds for two propositions that are either both true or both false, so that the affirmation of one and the denial of the other results in contradiction.
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The condition of being equivalent; equality of quantity, value, force, meaning, etc.
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(chem.) Equality of combining capacity; the principle that different weights of different substances are equivalent in chemical reactions.
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(uncountable) The condition of being equivalent or essentially equal.
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(countable, mathematics) An equivalence relation; ≡; ~
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(uncountable, logic) The relationship between two propositions that are either both true or both false.
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(chemistry) The quantity of the combining power of an atom, expressed in hydrogen units; the number of hydrogen atoms can combine with, or be exchanged for; valency.
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Origin of equivalence

  • From French équivalence

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