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e·quiv·a·lence

, equivalency (ē-kwiv'ă-lens, -len-sē),
1. The property of an element or radical of combining with or displacing, in definite and fixed proportion, another element or radical in a compound.
2. The point in a precipitin test at which antibody and antigen are present in optimal proportions.
[L. aequus, equal, + valentia, strength (valence)]

equivalence

[ikwiv′ələns]
a state of being equal in value.

e·quiv·a·lence

, equivalency (ē-kwiv'ă-lĕns, -lĕn-sē)
The property of an element or radical of combining with or displacing, in definite and fixed proportion, another element or radical in a compound.
[L. aequus, equal, + valentia, strength (valence)]

equivalence

(ē-kwĭv′ă-lĕns) [″ + valere, to be worth]
The quality of being equal in power, potency, force, value, or clinical effectiveness.
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In many experiments, the test trials presented to some of the participants produced class-indicative responding upon their first presentation, which documented the immediate emergence of the equivalence classes.
Equivalence has encouraged some countries to decide if they should update their current regulatory framework and become equivalent by introducing comparable provisions to the Solvency II directive.
This research was inspired mainly by the observation that there is rarely total equivalence in meaning of words in two different languages.
To derive equivalence, the linear training set requires production of the A stimuli given the C stimuli as samples on the target set.
During the fall of 1986, the suggestion was made (based on a reanalysis of the early equivalence experiments of Baron von Eotvos) that gravity might have an up-to-this-point unrecognized short-range (centimeters to kilometers) component--dubbed the 5th Force [25].
The discussion on the adaptation and translation of career measures led to the critical point that conceptual/construct equivalence should precede issues of translation, such as linguistic, scale, and normative equivalence.
Earlier empirical studies, using the individual as the unit and parametric equivalence scales, were carried out using UK data by Coulter et al.
74-81; and Henri Theil (1957), "A Note on Certainty Equivalence in Dynamic Planning," Econometrica, vol.
CCP took notice of concerns raised with regard to Equivalence Standard (ES) introduced by the HEC in Qualification Framework and Revised Roadmap for Business Education- 2012.
The Minkowski metric can be rewritten as a summation of velocities and as an apportionment of energy equivalence.