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[ee-kwee, ek-wee] /ˈi kwi, ˈɛk wi/

noun, Linguistics.
a combining form meaning “equal,” used in the formation of compound words:
combining form
equal or equally: equidistant, equilateral

word-forming element meaning “equal,” from Latin aequi-, comb. form of aequus “equal, even” (see equal (adj.)).
A prefix that means “equal” or “equally,” as in equidistant.


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  • Equiangular

    [ee-kwee-ang-gyuh-ler, ek-wee-] /ˌi kwiˈæŋ gyə lər, ˌɛk wi-/ adjective 1. having all the angles equal. /ˌiːkwɪˈæŋɡjʊlə/ adjective 1. having all angles equal adj. 1650s; see equi- + angular. equiangular (ē’kwē-āng’gyə-lər, ěk’wē-) Having all angles equal.

  • Equiaxial

    equiaxial e·qui·ax·i·al (ē’kwē-āk’sē-əl) adj. Having axes of equal length.

  • Equicaloric

    [ee-kwi-kuh-lawr-ik, -lor-, ek-wi-] /ˌi kwɪ kəˈlɔr ɪk, -ˈlɒr-, ˌɛk wɪ-/ adjective, Physiology. 1. yielding equal amounts of energy in metabolism.

  • Equid

    equid (ěk’wĭd, ē’kwĭd) Any of various hoofed mammals of the family Equidae, which includes horses, donkeys, and zebras. Equids have muscular bodies with long, slender legs adapted for running and a single hoofed digit at the end of each limb.

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