- 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**or**equals sign**nounThe symbol =, which indicates that two (numerical) values are equal• • •Main Entry: ↑equal* * *

**equal sign**,a sign used especially in mathematics and logic to show the equality or sameness of two quantities or things.*Examples:*5 + 5 = 10 means that 10 and 5 + 5 are equal in quantity. The statement A = B means that A and B are identical things. The equal sign is used in this dictionary to show equivalent terms in the language.* * *

__noun__,__pl__**⋯ signs**[__count__]**:**a symbol = used to show that two numbers are equal1/2 = 2/4

—*called also**equals sign** * *

the symbol (=), used in mathematics**•****I would get everything over to one side of the equals sign.**

*Useful english dictionary.
2012.*

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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 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**— noun Date: circa 1909 a sign = indicating mathematical or logical equivalence called also equality sign, equals sign … New Collegiate Dictionary**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