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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Equality  \E*qual"i*ty\,  n.;  pl  {Equalities}.  [L.  aequalitas 
  fr  aequalis  equal.  See  {Equal}.] 
  1.  The  condition  or  quality  of  being  equal;  agreement  in 
  quantity  or  degree  as  compared;  likeness  in  bulk,  value, 
  rank,  properties,  etc.;  as  the  equality  of  two  bodies  in 
  length  or  thickness;  an  equality  of  rights. 
 
  A  footing  of  equality  with  nobles.  --Macaulay. 
 
  2.  Sameness  in  state  or  continued  course;  evenness; 
  uniformity;  as  an  equality  of  temper  or  constitution. 
 
  3.  Evenness;  uniformity;  as  an  equality  of  surface. 
 
  4.  (Math.)  Exact  agreement  between  two  expressions  or 
  magnitudes  with  respect  to  quantity;  --  denoted  by  the 
  symbol  =;  thus  a  =  x  signifies  that  a  contains  the  same 
  number  and  kind  of  units  of  measure  that  x  does 
 
  {Confessional  equality}.  See  under  {Confessional}. 




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