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Meaning of EQUALIZER

Pronunciation:  'eekwu`lIzur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a score that makes the match even
  2. [n]  an equivalent counterbalancing weight
  3. [n]  electronic equipment that reduces frequency distortion

EQUALIZER is a 9 letter word that starts with E.


 Synonyms: balance, counterbalance, counterpoise, counterweight, equaliser
 See Also: electronic equipment, sash weight, score, tare, weight



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \E"qual*i`zer\, n.
    One who, or that which, equalizes anything.
  2. \E"qual*iz`er\, n.
    1. = {Equalizing bar}.
    2. A device, as a bar, for operating two brakes, esp. a pair
       of hub brakes for an automobile, with equal force.
    3. (Elec.) Any device for equalizing the pull of
       electromagnets; also, a conductor of low resistance
       joining the armature ends of the series field coils of
       dynamos connected in parallel.
    4. (A["e]ronautics) A sliding panel to preserve the lateral
       stability of an a["e]roplane.
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