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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Equivalence.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as equivalence.
  • noun 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.

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

  • noun Same as equivalence.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun countable An equivalent thing.
  • noun uncountable equivalence

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