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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Equable  \E"qua*ble\  (?;  277),  a.  [L.  aequabilis  fr  aequare  to 
  make  level  or  equal,  fr  aequus  even  equal.  See  {Equal}.] 
  1.  Equal  and  uniform;  continuing  the  same  at  different  times; 
  --  said  of  motion,  and  the  like  uniform  in  surface; 
  smooth;  as  an  equable  plain  or  globe. 
 
  2.  Uniform  in  action  or  intensity;  not  variable  or  changing; 
  --  said  of  the  feelings  or  temper. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  equable 
  adj  1:  not  varying;  "an  equable  climate" 
  2:  not  easily  irritated;  "an  equable  temper";  "not  everyone 
  shared  his  placid  temperament";  "remained  placid  despite 
  the  repeated  delays"  [syn:  {even-tempered},  {good-tempered}, 
  {placid}] 




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