Equality

E*qual"i*ty

(?), n.;
pl. Equalities (#).
[L. aequalitas, fr. aequalis equal. See Equal.] 1. The condition or quality of being equal; agreement in quantity or degree as compared; likeness in bulk, value, rank, properties, etc.; as, the equality of two bodies in length or thickness; an equality of rights.
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A footing of equality with nobles.
Macaulay.
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2. Sameness in state or continued course; evenness; uniformity; as, an equality of temper or constitution.
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3. Evenness; uniformity; as, an equality of surface.
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4. (Math.) Exact agreement between two expressions or magnitudes with respect to quantity; -- denoted by the symbol =; thus, a = x signifies that a contains the same number and kind of units of measure that x does.
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Confessional equality. See under Confessional.
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