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  • 1 equality of weight — index equipoise Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 National Coalition for Gay and Lesbian Equality v Minister of Justice — National Coalition for Gay and Lesbian Equality and Another v Minister of Justice and Others Court Constitutional Court of South Africa Full case name The National Coalition for Gay and …

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  • 3 Cigarette smoking for weight loss — is a practice dating to early knowledge of nicotine as an appetite suppressant. Tobacco use was associated with appetite suppression among pre Columbian indigenous Americans, and old world Europeans.[1] For decades, tobacco companies have… …

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  • 4 Negative vote weight — (also known as inverse success value) refers to an effect that occurs in certain elections where votes can have the opposite effect of what the voter intended. A vote for a party might result in the loss of seats in parliament, or the party might …

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  • 5 equipoise — I noun balance, counterbalance, counterpoise, counterweight, equal distribution of weight, equality of force, equality of weight, equilibration, equilibrium, equiponderance, even balance, evenness, match, offset, parity, stability, symmetry II… …

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  • 6 balance — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. equilibrium, steadiness, stability; surplus, excess, rest, remainder; scales. v. offset, even, square; equalize, level, adjust; equal, match. See equality, compensation, symmetry, mean, gravity,… …

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  • 7 ship construction — Introduction       complex of activities concerned with the design and fabrication of all marine vehicles (ship).       Ship construction today is a complicated compound of art and science. In the great days of sail, vessels were designed and… …

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  • 8 equilibrium — n. Equipoise, even balance, equality of weight, equality of pressure, neutralization of forces …

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  • 9 Equilibria — Equilibrium E qui*lib ri*um, n.; pl. E. {Equilibriums}, L. {Equilibria}. [L. aequilibrium, fr. aequilibris in equilibrium, level; aequus equal + libra balance. See {Equal}, and {Librate}.] 1. Equality of weight or force; an equipoise or a state… …

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  • 10 Equilibrity — E qui*lib ri*ty, n. [L. aequilibritas equal distribution. See {Equilibrium}.] The state of being balanced; equality of weight. [R.] J. Gregory. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 11 Equilibrium — E qui*lib ri*um, n.; pl. E. {Equilibriums}, L. {Equilibria}. [L. aequilibrium, fr. aequilibris in equilibrium, level; aequus equal + libra balance. See {Equal}, and {Librate}.] 1. Equality of weight or force; an equipoise or a state of rest… …

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  • 12 Equilibrium valve — Equilibrium E qui*lib ri*um, n.; pl. E. {Equilibriums}, L. {Equilibria}. [L. aequilibrium, fr. aequilibris in equilibrium, level; aequus equal + libra balance. See {Equal}, and {Librate}.] 1. Equality of weight or force; an equipoise or a state… …

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  • 13 Equilibriums — Equilibrium E qui*lib ri*um, n.; pl. E. {Equilibriums}, L. {Equilibria}. [L. aequilibrium, fr. aequilibris in equilibrium, level; aequus equal + libra balance. See {Equal}, and {Librate}.] 1. Equality of weight or force; an equipoise or a state… …

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  • 14 Equipoise — E qui*poise, n. [Equi + poise.] 1. Equality of weight or force; hence, equilibrium; a state in which the two ends or sides of a thing are balanced, and hence equal; state of being equally balanced; said of moral, political, or social interests or …

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  • 15 Equiponderance — E qui*pon der*ance, Equiponderancy E qui*pon der*an*cy, n. [Equi + ponderance: cf. F. [ e]quipond[ e]rance.] Equality of weight; equipoise. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 16 Equiponderancy — Equiponderance E qui*pon der*ance, Equiponderancy E qui*pon der*an*cy, n. [Equi + ponderance: cf. F. [ e]quipond[ e]rance.] Equality of weight; equipoise. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 17 equiponderance — equiponderant, adj. /ee kweuh pon deuhr euhns, ek weuh /, n. equality of weight; equipoise. Also, equiponderancy. [1765 75; equiponder(ant) ( < ML aequiponderant , s. of aequiponderans, prp. of aequiponderare; see EQUI , PONDER, ANT) + ANCE] * *… …

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  • 18 equipoise — n. Equilibrium, even balance, equality of weight …

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  • 19 balance — I. n. 1. Pair of scales. 2. Equipoise, equilibrium, equality of weight. 3. Comparison, comparative estimate, weighing. 4. Excess, overplus, surplus, residue, remainder. (Correct only of accounts.) 5. Counterpoise, equalizing agency, equalizer. 6 …

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  • 20 equiponderance — e•qui•pon•der•ance [[t]ˌi kwəˈpɒn dər əns, ˌɛk wə [/t]] also e qui•pon′der•an•cy n. equality of weight; equipoise • Etymology: 1765–75 e qui•pon′der•ant, adj …

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