Equalizer

E"qual*i`zer

(?), n. 1. One who, or that which, equalizes anything.
[1913 Webster]

2. same as Equalizing bar.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

3. A device, as a bar, for operating two brakes, esp. a pair of hub brakes for an automobile, with equal force.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

4. (Elec.) Any device for equalizing the pull of electromagnets; also, a conductor of low resistance joining the armature ends of the series field coils of dynamos connected in parallel.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

5. (Aronautics) A sliding panel to preserve the lateral stability of an aroplane.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]

6. (Electronics) a device or circuit within a sound-reproducing system that reproduces the original frequency distribution of the sound before recording by compensating for inequialities in the frequency response of the system.
[PJC]

7. a gun. [slang]
[PJC]

 

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