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[ee-kwuh nt, ee-kwant] /ˈi kwənt, ˈi kwænt/
(of a crystal) having all axes of the same length (opposed to anisometric).
Origin of equant
< Latin aequant-, stem of aequāns, present participle of aequāre; see equate Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Apparently the air acts as a fluid and the particles of fly ash are more equant than those of cement and act as ball bearings.
  • The conglomerate clasts are subangular to rounded with prolate, bladed, and equant shapes.
  • Each globule appears as if a paste stringer shrunk in on itself and made itself equant.
  • The bones are relatively equant, robust teeth, maxillae or fragments.

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