Equability E`qua*bil"i*ty, n. [L. aequabilitas, fr. aequabilis. See {Equable}.] The quality or condition of being equable; evenness or uniformity; as, equability of temperature; the equability of the mind. [1913 Webster]

For the celestial bodies, the equability and constancy of their motions argue them ordained by wisdom. --Ray. [1913 Webster]

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  • equability — noun The condition of being equable; uniformity …   Wiktionary

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