Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Electronics) an electronic circuit which reduces frequency distortion.
  • noun an equivalent counterbalancing weight.

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  • noun Alternative spelling of equalizer.

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  • noun a weight that balances another weight
  • noun electronic equipment that reduces frequency distortion

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Examples

  • Well played Orient - you fully deserved that and the equaliser was a cracker.

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  • Well played Orient - you fully deserved that and the equaliser was a cracker.

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  • From that point of view, the equaliser was a big disappointment.

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  • I felt we were in total control of the game up to then, and that their equaliser was the turning point.

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  • If that was a warning to Arsenal to keep their eye on the French winger they ignored it, though what they could ­actually have done about Frank Lampard's superb 45-yard pass to set up the equaliser is another matter.

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  • Stephen Ireland, making his first start for four matches, put City in front when he collected a Shaun Wright-Phillips pass, took two touches and poked his shot across Joe Murphy into the far corner, but while Scunthorpe rallied, the fightback was short-lived, even if their equaliser was a minor classic.

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  • Rodwell's maturity in midfield was rewarded when he headed the equaliser, meaning England play their semi-final in Gothenburg later this week.

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  • Liverpool led through Ryan Babel's thunderbolt only for Lisandro Lopez to pop up with a last-gasp equaliser, meaning Rafael Benitez's side must now win their two remaining games in Group E and hope already-qualified Lyon can do them a favour against Fiorentina if they are to reach the last 16.

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  • That said, "equaliser" isn't quite the word to describe the 1000 Balmain jeans, which just sold out at Net-A-Porter.

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  • "I felt we were in total control of the game up to then, and that their equaliser was the turning point.

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