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.

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley