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EQ 1

 (ē′kyo͞o′)
n.
Emotional intelligence.

[e(motional) q(uotient).]

EQ 2

abbr.
educational quotient

EQ

abbreviation for
1. (Psychology) emotional quotient, a (notional) measure of a person's adequacy in such areas as self-awareness, empathy, and dealing sensitively with other people
2. (Electronics) equalization, the electronic balancing of sound frequencies on audio recording equipment or hi-fi to reduce distortion or achieve a specific effect
[(sense 1) late C20: by analogy with IQ]

EQ

emotional quotient: skill in handling one's emotions, viewed as a factor in achievement.
[after IQ]

eq.

1. equal.
2. equation.
3. equivalent.
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Noun1.eq - the atomic weight of an element that has the same combining capacity as a given weight of another element; the standard is 8 for oxygen
atomic mass, atomic weight, relative atomic mass - (chemistry) the mass of an atom of a chemical element expressed in atomic mass units