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equality

## equality

```  3  definitions  found

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}.

From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]:

equality
n  1:  the  quality  or  state  of  being  the  same  in  quantity  or
measure  or  value  or  status  [ant:  {inequality}]
2:  a  state  of  essential  equality  or  equivalence:  "on  a  par  with
the  best"  [syn:  {equivalence},  {par}]

From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]:

Equality,  AL
Zip  code(s):  36026
Equality,  IL  (village,  FIPS  24348)
Location:  37.73592  N,  88.34308  W
Population  (1990):  748  (343  housing  units)
Area:  2.3  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water)
Zip  code(s):  62934
```