[ih-kwiv-uh-luh n-see] /ɪˈkwɪv ə lən si/
noun, plural equivalencies.
(defs 1, 2).
(chem) the state of having equal valencies
- Equivalent circuit
noun 1. an arrangement of simple electrical components that is electrically equivalent to a complex circuit and is used to simplify circuit analysis
- Equivalent focal length
noun 1. (optics) the ratio of the size of an image of a small distant object near the optical axis to the angular distance of the object in radians
[ih-kwiv-uh-klee] /ɪˈkwɪv ə kli/ adverb 1. in a deliberately ambiguous or questionable way. 2. in a way that is doubtful in nature or of uncertain significance.
[ih-kwiv-uh-keyt] /ɪˈkwɪv əˌkeɪt/ verb (used without object), equivocated, equivocating. 1. to use ambiguous or unclear expressions, usually to avoid commitment or in order to mislead; prevaricate or hedge: When asked directly for his position on disarmament, the candidate only equivocated. /ɪˈkwɪvəˌkeɪt/ verb 1. (intransitive) to use vague or ambiguous language, esp in order to avoid […]