Meaning of EQUATION in English

EQUATION

(~s)

1.

An ~ is a mathematical statement saying that two amounts or values are the same, for example 6x4=12x2.

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2.

An ~ is a situation in which two or more parts have to be considered together so that the whole situation can be understood or explained.

The ~ is simple: research breeds new products...

New plans have taken chance out of the ~.

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3.

see also equate

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