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  • 1 nearly equal — index approximate (adjective), approximate (verb) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 equal — Like unique, perpendicular, and other words with absolute meaning, equal should not be preceded by more or most because it is not capable of comparison. More nearly equal and more equitable are more acceptable and precise expressions than more… …

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  • 3 equal watches — Successive and continuous watches of sailors on a vessel at sea. To be constituted in numbers as nearly equal as the sum of the whole number will permit. New York & Cuba Mail S. S. Co. v Continental Ins. Co. (CA2 NY) 117 F2d 404 …

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  • 4 Equal pay for women — is an issue regarding pay inequality between men and women. It is often introduced into domestic politics in many first world countries as an economic problem that needs governmental intervention via regulation. The Equal Remuneration Convention… …

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  • 5 Equal Employment Opportunity Commission — Agency overview Formed July 2, 1965 Headquarters Washington, D.C. Employees …

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  • 6 equal — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ intellectual, social VERB + EQUAL ▪ consider sb (as), regard sb as, treat sb as ▪ He did not regard himself as her intellectual equal …

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  • 7 equal protection — in U.S. law, the constitutional guarantee that no person or group will be denied such protection under the law as is enjoyed by similar persons or groups i. e., persons similarly situated must be treated similarly. The 14th Amendment to the… …

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  • 8 equal temperament — Music. the division of an octave into 12 equal semitones, as in the tuning of a piano. * * * ▪ music       in music, a tuning system in which the octave is divided into 12 semitones of equal size. Because it enables keyboard instruments (keyboard …

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  • 9 Nearly-free electron model — Electronic structure methods Tight binding Nearly free electron model Hartree–Fock method Modern valence bond Generalized valence bond Møller–Plesset perturbat …

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  • 10 Equal Opportunities Act 2004 — The Carers (Equal Opportunities) Act 2004 was an Act of the British Parliament. It was introduced as a Private Member s Bill by Dr. Hywel Francis and sponsored in the House of Lords by Lord Ashley of Stoke. It received Royal Assent on July 22,… …

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  • 11 nearly — adv. Nearly is used with these adjectives: ↑asleep, ↑bald, ↑bankrupt, ↑black, ↑blind, ↑breathless, ↑broke, ↑circular, ↑clean, ↑closed, ↑complete, ↑constant …

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  • 12 53 equal temperament — In music, 53 equal temperament, called 53 TET, 53 EDO, or 53 ET, is the tempered scale derived by dividing the octave into fifty three equally large steps. Each step represents a frequency ratio of 21/53, or 22.6415 cents, an interval sometimes… …

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  • 13 neck and neck — equal or nearly equal in a race or contest The two teams were neck and neck in the race to win the national championship …

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  • 14 six of one, half a dozen of the other — nearly equal, about the same, like twins    Panasonic and Quasar are very similar it s six of one, half a dozen of the other …

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  • 15 United States — a republic in the N Western Hemisphere comprising 48 conterminous states, the District of Columbia, and Alaska in North America, and Hawaii in the N Pacific. 267,954,767; conterminous United States, 3,022,387 sq. mi. (7,827,982 sq. km); with… …

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  • 16 mechanics — /meuh kan iks/, n. 1. (used with a sing. v.) the branch of physics that deals with the action of forces on bodies and with motion, comprised of kinetics, statics, and kinematics. 2. (used with a sing. v.) the theoretical and practical application …

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  • 17 china — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. a translucent ceramic material, biscuit fired at a high temperature, its glaze fired at a low temperature. 2. any porcelain ware. 3. plates, cups, saucers, etc., collectively. 4. figurines made of porcelain or ceramic material …

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  • 18 China — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. People s Republic of, a country in E Asia. 1,221,591,778; 3,691,502 sq. mi. (9,560,990 sq. km). Cap.: Beijing. 2. Republic of. Also called Nationalist China. a republic consisting mainly of the island of Taiwan off the SE coast …

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  • 19 cosmos — /koz meuhs, mohs/, n., pl. cosmos, cosmoses for 2, 4. 1. the world or universe regarded as an orderly, harmonious system. 2. a complete, orderly, harmonious system. 3. order; harmony. 4. any composite plant of the genus Cosmos, of tropical… …

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  • 20 international relations — a branch of political science dealing with the relations between nations. [1970 75] * * * Study of the relations of states with each other and with international organizations and certain subnational entities (e.g., bureaucracies and political… …

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