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equal sign

The symbol (=) used to indicate logical or mathematical equality.

equal sign


equals sign

(Mathematics) the symbol =, used to indicate a mathematical equality

e′qual sign`

or e′quals sign`,

the symbol (=) used, esp. in a mathematical or logical expression, to indicate that the terms it separates are equal.
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Noun1.equal sign - a sign indicating that the quantities on either side are equal
sign - a character indicating a relation between quantities; "don't forget the minus sign"
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