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

  • n. Equivalence.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. An equivalent thing.
  • n. equivalence

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Same as equivalence.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as equivalence.
  • n. In chem., the property possessed by an element or radical of combining with another element or radical or of replacing it in a compound body in definite and unalterable proportions. The word is sometimes used as synonymous with valence or quantivalence, as in the extract. See law of equivalents, under equivalent.

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