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Adj.1.equal to - having the requisite qualities forequal to - having the requisite qualities for; "equal to the task"; "the work isn't up to the standard I require"
adequate, equal - having the requisite qualities or resources to meet a task; "she had adequate training"; "her training was adequate"; "she was adequate to the job"; "he was equal to the task"
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(ˈiːkwəl) adjective
the same in size, amount, value etc. four equal slices; coins of equal value; Are these pieces equal in size? Women want equal wages with men.
one of the same age, rank, ability etc. I am not his equal at running.
verbpast tense, past participle ˈequalled , (American) ˈequaled
to be the same in amount, value, size etc. I cannot hope to equal him; She equalled his score of twenty points; Five and five equals ten.
equality (iˈkwoləti) noun
the state of being equal. Women want equality of opportunity with men.
ˈequalize, ˈequalise verb
to make or become equal. Our team were winning by one goal – but the other side soon equalized.
ˈequally adverb
All are equally good; He divided his chocolate equally between us.
equal to
fit or able for. I didn't feel equal to telling him the truth.
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References in classic literature ?
"According to calculation," replied Barbicane, "the fall would develop a heat equal to that produced by 16,000 globes of coal, each equal in bulk to our terrestrial globe."
"They have even calculated," continued the imperturbable Barbicane, "that the shock of each meteor on the sun ought to produce a heat equal to that of 4,000 masses of coal of an equal bulk."
"It is equal to that produced by the combustion of a stratum of coal surrounding the sun to a depth of forty-seven miles."
[2] The myriameter is equal to rather more than 10,936 cubic yards English.
And if Dawra should seem unwilling to lend Brown Bull, tell him that he may come with it himself, and that he shall receive here land equal to his own, a chariot worth thirty- six cows, and he shall have my friendship ever after."
Consequently the four were equal to the fifteen, and therefore 4x = 15y.
It has more than once happened, that the deficiencies had to be ultimately collected at the point of the bayonet; a thing practicable, though dreadful, in a confedracy where one of the members exceeds in force all the rest, and where several of them are too small to meditate resistance; but utterly impracticable in one composed of members, several of which are equal to each other in strength and resources, and equal singly to a vigorous and persevering defense.
Very well, when you dive, Ned, as many times 32 feet of water as there are above you, so many times does your body bear a pressure equal to that of the atmosphere, that is to say, 15 lb.
There was even talk to the effect that Pelosi is now equal to the president.
Therefore, the number of maximal regular subsemigroups of Q(F; k) is equal to ([??]) + S(r, k) [k.sup.n-r] when 2 [less than or equal to] k [less than or equal to] r-1.
But for cyclic structured graphs, the shortest distance d(u, v) naturally is not equal to the longest distance D(u, v).