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equalized


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Equalize  \E"qual*ize\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Equalized};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Equalizing}.]  [Cf.  F.  ['e]galiser.] 
  1.  To  make  equal;  to  cause  to  correspond,  or  be  like  in 
  amount  or  degree  as  compared;  as  to  equalize  accounts, 
  burdens,  or  taxes. 
 
  One  poor  moment  can  suffice  To  equalize  the  lofty 
  and  the  low  --Wordsworth. 
 
  No  system  of  instruction  will  completely  equalize 
  natural  powers.  --Whately. 
 
  2.  To  pronounce  equal;  to  compare  as  equal. 
 
  Which  we  equalize,  and  perhaps  would  willingly 
  prefer  to  the  Iliad.  --Orrery. 
 
  3.  To  be  equal  to  equal;  to  match.  [Obs.] 
 
  It  could  not  equalize  the  hundredth  part  Of  what  her 
  eyes  have  kindled  in  my  heart.  --Waller. 
 
  {Equalizing  bar}  (Railroad  Mach.),  a  lever  connecting  two 
  axle  boxes,  or  two  springs  in  a  car  truck  or  locomotive, 
  to  equalize  the  pressure  on  the  axles. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  equalized 
  adj  :  caused  to  be  equal  [syn:  {equalised}] 




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