Associations to the word «Equation»

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EQUATION, noun. ​(mathematics) An assertion that two expressions are equal, expressed by writing the two expressions separated by an equal sign; from which one is to determine a particular quantity.
EQUATION, noun. (astronomy) A small correction to observed values to remove the effects of systematic errors in an observation.
EQUATION DIVISION, noun. (biology) (genetics) (cytology) the second of the two divisions of meiosis, a type of cell division.

Dictionary definition

EQUATION, noun. A mathematical statement that two expressions are equal.
EQUATION, noun. A state of being essentially equal or equivalent; equally balanced; "on a par with the best".
EQUATION, noun. The act of regarding as equal.

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