Equiangular spiral. (Math.) See under Spiral, n.Mutually equiangular, applied to two figures, when every angle of the one has its equal among the angles of the other.

(E`qui*bal"ance) n. [Equi- + balance.] Equal weight; equiponderance.

(E`qui*bal"ance), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Equibalanced ; p. pr. & vb. n. Equibalancing ] To make of equal weight; to balance equally; to counterbalance; to equiponderate.

(E`qui*cres"cent) a. [Equi- + crescent.] (Math.) Increasing by equal increments; as, an equicrescent variable.

(E`qui*cru"ral) a. [L. aequicrurius; aequus equal + crus, cruris, leg.] Having equal legs or sides; isosceles. [R.] "Equicrural triangles." Sir T. Browne.

(E"qui*crure) a. Equicrural. [Obs.]

(E`qui*dif"fer*ent) a. [Equi- + different: cf. F. équidifférent.] Having equal differences; as, the terms of arithmetical progression are equidifferent.

(E`qui*dis"tance) n. Equal distance.

(E`qui*dis"tant) a. [L. aequidistans, -antis; aequus equal + distans distant: cf. F. équidistant.] Being at an equal distance from the same point or thing.E`qui*dis"tant*ly, adv. Sir T. Browne.

(E`qui*di*ur"nal) a. [Equi- + diurnal.] Pertaining to the time of equal day and night; — applied to the equinoctial line. Whewell.

(E"qui*form) a. [L. aequiformis; aequus equal + forma form.] Having the same form; uniform.E`qui*for"mi*ty n. Sir T. Browne.

(E`qui*lat"er*al) a. [L. aequilateralis; aequus equal + latus, lateris, side: cf. F. équilatéral.] Having all the sides equal; as, an equilateral triangle; an equilateral polygon.

Equilateral hyperbola(Geom.), one whose axes are equal.Equilateral shell(Zoöl.), one in which a transverse line drawn through the apex of the umbo bisects the valve, or divides it into two equal and symmetrical parts.Mutually equilateral, applied to two figures, when every side of the one has its equal among the sides of the other.

(E`qui*lat"er*al), n. A side exactly corresponding, or equal, to others; also, a figure of equal sides.

(E`qui*li"brate) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Equilibrated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Equilibrating ] [L. aequilibratus in equilibrium; aequus equal + libra balance. See Equilibrium.] To balance two scales, sides, or ends; to keep even with equal weight on each side; to keep in equipoise. H. Spenser.

(E`qui*li*bra"tion) n.

(E*ques"tri*enne`) n. [Formed after analogy of the French language.] A woman skilled in equestrianism; a horsewoman.

(E"qui-) [L. aequus equal. See Equal.] A prefix, meaning equally; as, equidistant; equiangular.

(E"qui*an`gled) a. [Equi- + angle.] Equiangular. [Obs.] Boyle.

(E`qui*an"gu*lar) a. [Equi- + angular. Cf. Equangular.] Having equal angles; as, an equiangular figure; a square is equiangular.

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