(ē′kwə-pŏn′dər-əns, ĕk′wə-)
Equality of weight; equipoise.

[From equiponderant, having equal weight, from Medieval Latin aequiponderāns, aequiponderant-, present participle of aequiponderāre, to weigh the same; see equiponderate.]

e′qui·pon′der·ant adj.
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(ˌi kwəˈpɒn dər əns, ˌɛk wə-)

also e`qui•pon′der•an•cy,

equality of weight; equipoise.
e`qui•pon′der•ant, adj.
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De Selby imagines heaven to be closely associated with water, a substance the philosopher praises for its "circumambiency, equiponderance and equitableness" (O'Brien 146).