equalizer


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e·qual·iz·er

 (ē′kwə-lī′zər)
n.
1. One that equalizes, as:
a. A device for equalizing pressure or strain.
b. A tone control system designed to compensate for frequency distortion in audio systems.
2. Slang A deadly weapon, such as a firearm or switchblade.

equalizer

(ˈiːkwəˌlaɪzə) or

equaliser

n
1. a person or thing that equalizes, esp a device to counterbalance opposing forces
2. (Electrical Engineering) an electronic network introduced into a transmission circuit to alter its response, esp to reduce distortion by equalizing its response over a specified frequency range
3. (Team Sports, other than specified) sport a goal, point, etc, that levels the score
4. slang US a weapon, esp a gun

e•qual•iz•er

(ˈi kwəˌlaɪ zər)

n.
1. a person or thing that equalizes.
2. any of various devices or appliances for equalizing strains, pressures, audio frequencies, etc.
3. an electric network of inductance, capacitance, or resistance established between two points in a given network to secure some constant relation, as even attenuation, between the two points.
4. Slang. a weapon, as a pistol.
[1785–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.equalizer - electronic equipment that reduces frequency distortionequalizer - electronic equipment that reduces frequency distortion
electronic equipment - equipment that involves the controlled conduction of electrons (especially in a gas or vacuum or semiconductor)
2.equalizer - a weight that balances another weight
sash weight - a counterweight for a sliding sash
tare - (chemical analysis) a counterweight used in chemical analysis; consists of an empty container that counterbalances the weight of the container holding chemicals
weight - an artifact that is heavy
3.equalizer - a score that makes the match even
score - the act of scoring in a game or sport; "the winning score came with less than a minute left to play"
Translations

equalizer

[ˈiːkwəlaɪzəʳ] N
1. (Brit) (Sport) → tanto m del empate
2. (US) (= pistol) → pipa f, pistola f

equalizer

[ˈiːkwəlaɪzər] nbut m égalisateur

equalizer

n
(Brit Sport) → Ausgleich m; (Ftbl etc) → Ausgleichstor ntor -treffer m; to score or get the equalizerden Ausgleich erzielen
(US hum inf: = gun) → Kanone f (sl)

equalizer

[ˈiːkwəˌlaɪzəʳ] n
a. (Sport) → pareggio
b. (Tech) → equalizzatore m
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