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Peer vs. Equivalent

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Peerverb

(intransitive) To look with difficulty, or as if searching for something.

Equivalentadjective

Similar or identical in value, meaning or effect; virtually equal.

Peerverb

To come in sight; to appear.

Equivalentadjective

(mathematics) Of two sets, having a one-to-one correspondence; equinumerous.

Peerverb

To make equal in rank.

Equivalentadjective

(mathematics) Relating to the corresponding elements of an equivalence relation.

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Peerverb

(Internet) To carry communications traffic terminating on one's own network on an equivalency basis to and from another network, usually without charge or payment. Contrast with transit where one pays another network provider to carry one's traffic.

Equivalentadjective

(chemistry) Having the equal ability to combine.

Peernoun

A look; a glance.

Equivalentadjective

(cartography) Of a map, equal-area.

Peernoun

Somebody who is, or something that is, at a level equal (to that of something else).

Equivalentadjective

(geometry) Equal in measure but not admitting of superposition; applied to magnitudes.

‘A square may be equivalent to a triangle.’;

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Peernoun

Someone who is approximately the same age (as someone else).

Equivalentnoun

Anything that is virtually equal to something else, or has the same value, force, etc.

Peernoun

A noble with a hereditary title, i.e., a peerage, and in times past, with certain rights and privileges not enjoyed by commoners.

‘a peer of the realm’;

Equivalentnoun

(chemistry) An equivalent weight.

Peernoun

A comrade; a companion; an associate.

Equivalentverb

(transitive) To make equivalent to; to equal.

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Peernoun

(informal) Someone who pees, someone who urinates.

Equivalentadjective

Equal in worth or value, force, power, effect, import, and the like; alike in significance and value; of the same import or meaning.

‘For now to serve and to minister, servile and ministerial, are terms equivalent.’;

Peerverb

To come in sight; to appear.

‘So honor peereth in the meanest habit.’; ‘See how his gorget peers above his gown!’;

Equivalentadjective

Equal in measure but not admitting of superposition; - applied to magnitudes; as, a square may be equivalent to a triangle.

Peerverb

To look narrowly or curiously or intently; to peep; as, the peering day.

‘Peering in maps for ports, and piers, and roads.’; ‘As if through a dungeon grate he peered.’;

Equivalentadjective

Contemporaneous in origin; as, the equivalent strata of different countries.

Peerverb

To make equal in rank.

Equivalentnoun

Something equivalent; that which is equal in value, worth, weight, or force; as, to offer an equivalent for damage done.

‘He owned that, if the Test Act were repealed, the Protestants were entitled to some equivalent. . . . During some weeks the word equivalent, then lately imported from France, was in the mouths of all the coffeehouse orators.’;

Peerverb

To be, or to assume to be, equal.

Equivalentnoun

That comparative quantity by weight of an element which possesses the same chemical value as other elements, as determined by actual experiment and reference to the same standard. Specifically: (a) The comparative proportions by which one element replaces another in any particular compound; thus, as zinc replaces hydrogen in hydrochloric acid, their equivalents are 32.5 and 1. (b) The combining proportion by weight of a substance, or the number expressing this proportion, in any particular compound; as, the equivalents of hydrogen and oxygen in water are respectively 1 and 8, and in hydric dioxide 1 and 16.

Peernoun

One of the same rank, quality, endowments, character, etc.; an equal; a match; a mate.

‘In song he never had his peer.’; ‘Shall they consort only with their peers?’;

Equivalentnoun

A combining unit, whether an atom, a radical, or a molecule; as, in acid salt two or more equivalents of acid unite with one or more equivalents of base.

Peernoun

A comrade; a companion; a fellow; an associate.

‘He all his peers in beauty did surpass.’;

Equivalentverb

To make the equivalent to; to equal; equivalence.

Peernoun

A nobleman; a member of one of the five degrees of the British nobility, namely, duke, marquis, earl, viscount, baron; as, a peer of the realm.

‘A noble peer of mickle trust and power.’;

Equivalentnoun

a person or thing equal to another in value or measure or force or effect or significance etc;

‘send two dollars or the equivalent in stamps’;

Peernoun

a person who is of equal standing with another in a group

Equivalentnoun

the atomic weight of an element that has the same combining capacity as a given weight of another element; the standard is 8 for oxygen

Peernoun

a nobleman (duke or marquis or earl or viscount or baron) who is a member of the British peerage

Equivalentadjective

equal in amount or value;

‘like amounts’; ‘equivalent amounts’; ‘the same amount’; ‘gave one six blows and the other a like number’; ‘an equal number’; ‘the same number’;

Peerverb

look searchingly;

‘We peered into the back of the shop to see whether a salesman was around’;

Equivalentadjective

being essentially equal to something;

‘it was as good as gold’; ‘a wish that was equivalent to a command’; ‘his statement was tantamount to an admission of guilt’;

Equivalentadjective

equal in value, amount, function, meaning, etc.

‘one unit is equivalent to one glass of wine’;

Equivalentadjective

having the same or a similar effect as

‘some regulations are equivalent to censorship’;

Equivalentadjective

belonging to the same equivalence class.

Equivalentnoun

a person or thing that is equal to or corresponds with another in value, amount, function, meaning, etc.

‘the French equivalent of the Bank of England’;

Equivalentnoun

the mass of a particular substance that can combine with or displace one gram of hydrogen or eight grams of oxygen, used in expressing combining powers, especially of elements.

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