equipollent

equipollent

[ee-kwuh-pol-uhnt, ek-wuh-]
adjective
1.
equal in power, effect, etc.; equivalent.
2.
Logic. (of propositions, propositional forms, etc.) logically equivalent in any of various specified ways.
noun
3.
an equivalent.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English < Latin aequipollent- (stem of aequipollēns) of equal value, equivalent to aequi- equi- + pollent- (stem of pollēns) able, present participle of pollēre to be strong

equipollence, equipollency, noun
equipollently, adverb
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equipollent (ˌiːkwɪˈpɒlənt)
 
adj
1.  equal or equivalent in significance, power, or effect
2.  logic (of two propositions) logically deducible from each other; equivalent
3.  maths, logic (of two classes) having the same cardinality
 
n
4.  something that is equipollent
 
[C15: from Latin aequipollēns of equal importance, from equi- + pollēre to be able, be strong]
 
equi'pollence
 
n
 
equi'pollency
 
n
 
equi'pollently
 
adv

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