from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The symbol (=) used to indicate logical or mathematical equality.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A symbol ( = ) used in mathematics to indicate that two values are the same, and elsewhere in various other ways, such as (formerly) to separate the signature from the content of a telegram.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a sign indicating that the quantities on either side are equal


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