- equal sign
- noun Date: circa 1909 a sign = indicating mathematical or logical equivalence — called also equality sign, equals sign

*New Collegiate Dictionary.
2001.*

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**equal sign**— equal signs N COUNT An equal sign is the sign =, which is used in arithmetic to indicate that two numbers or sets of numbers are equal. (in BRIT, also use equals sign) … English dictionary**equal sign**— n. the sign (=) used to indicate that the terms on either side of it are equal or equivalent … English World dictionary**equal sign**— equal ,sign or equals ,sign noun count the sign = used in mathematics to show that two sets of numbers are the same in quantity or amount … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English**equal sign**— noun a sign indicating that the quantities on either side are equal • Hypernyms: ↑sign * * * Math. the symbol (=), used in a mathematical expression to indicate that the terms it separates are equal. Also, equals sign. [1905 10] * * * equal sign… … Useful english dictionary**equal sign**— noun A symbol ( = ) used in mathematics to indicate that two values are the same, and elsewhere in various other ways, such as (formerly) to separate the signature from the content of a telegram. <!NOTE: equal sign is not a computing term. In… … Wiktionary**equal sign**— e′qual sign or e′quals sign n. math. the symbol (=) used, esp. in a mathematical or logical expression, to indicate that the terms it separates are equal • Etymology: 1905–10 … From formal English to slang**equal sign**— Math. the symbol (=), used in a mathematical expression to indicate that the terms it separates are equal. Also, equals sign. [1905 10] * * * … Universalium**equal-sign**— ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun also equals sign or equality sign : a sign = indicating mathematical or logical equivalence … Useful english dictionary**Equal sign**— Знак равенства … Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии**equal sign**— symbol indicating mathematical equivalence (2+2=4) … English contemporary dictionary