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equivalent

 [e-kwiv´ah-lent]
1. of equal value or force.
2. in chemistry, having the same valence.
anxiety-equivalent translation of anxiety into a kind of emotional activity, e.g., the experiencing or expression of angry feelings.
full time equivalent (FTE) the equivalent of one full time staff member; a total number of full time equivalents is planned for in making budget allocations. A combination of part time staff members can be used to equal one full time equivalent.

e·quiv·a·lent (Eq, eq),

(ē-kwiv'ă-lent),
1. Equal in any respect.
2. That which is equal in size, weight, force, or any other quality to something else.
3. Having the capability to counterbalance or neutralize each other.
4. Having equal valencies.
5. Synonym(s): gram equivalent
6. Used to describe a symptom complex that is less commonly associated with a syndrome than the usual classic symptoms or chief complaint.
[see equivalence]

equivalent

/equiv·a·lent/ (e-kwiv´ah-lent)
1. having the same value; neutralizing or counterbalancing each other.
2. see under weight .

migraine equivalent  the presence of the aura associated with a migraine but in the absence of a headache.

e·quiv·a·lent

(ē-kwiv'ă-lĕnt)
1. Equal in any respect.
2. That which is equal in size, weight, force, or any other quality to something else.
3. Having the capability to counterbalance or neutralize each other.
4. Having equal valences.
5. Synonym(s): gram equivalent.

e·quiv·a·lent

(ē-kwiv'ă-lĕnt)
1. Equal in any respect.
2. That which is equal in size, weight, force, or any other quality to something else.
3. Having the capability to counterbalance or neutralize each other.
4. Used to describe a symptom complex less commonly associated with a syndrome than the usual classic symptoms.

equivalent

1. of equal force, power, value, etc.
2. something that has equivalent properties.
3. chemical equivalent.

chemical equivalent
that weight in grams of a substance that will produce or react with 1 mole of hydrogen ion or 1 mole of electrons. Symbol Eq. The concentrations of electrolytes are often specified in milliequivalents per liter (mEq/l).
epilepsy equivalent
any disturbance, mental or physical, that may take the place of an epileptic seizure.
temperature equivalent
see Table 5.
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Within the terminology introduced above, both Dexter and I had, in fact, listed all possible outcomes for three flips of a fair coin; however, I had listed all the possible outcomes as the sample space {HHH, HTT, THT, TTH, HHT, HTH, THH, TTT} and Dexter had listed all the possible outcomes as one sample set {3H, 1H & 2T, 2H & 1T, 3T} (or equivalently {{HHH}, {HTT, THT, TTH}, {HHT, HTH, THH}, {TTT}}).
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