Definition of Equalizer

1. Noun. Electronic equipment that reduces frequency distortion.

Exact synonyms: Equaliser
Generic synonyms: Electronic Equipment

2. Noun. A weight that balances another weight.

3. Noun. A score that makes the match even.
Generic synonyms: Score
Derivative terms: Equalize

Definition of Equalizer

1. n. One who, or that which, equalizes anything.

2. n. = Equalizing bar.

Definition of Equalizer

1. Noun. One who makes equal; a balancer. ¹

2. Noun. A goal that equalizes the score. ¹

3. Noun. A electronic audio device for altering the frequencies of sound recordings. ¹

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Definition of Equalizer

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Equalizer

equality before the law
equality sign
equality signs
equalizing dividend
equals sign
equals signs

Literary usage of Equalizer

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Comparison of Methods for Determining the Respiratory Exchange of Man by Thorne Martin Carpenter (1915)
"equalizer unit, three 10-minute periods. Pneumatic nosepieces used with tension-equalizer ... Pulse- rate with tension-equalizer unit for most part uniform; ..."

2. Experimental Electrical Engineering and Manual for Electrical Testing for by Vladimir Karapetoff (1922)
"The equalizer connection must therefore be made between the main series ... Action of the Equalizer. — An equalizer connection between the points such as ..."

3. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1902)
"Then pry down the back end of the back equalizer and block between that end of the equalizer and the top bar of the frame, as shown; this will permit of the ..."

4. The Locomotive Up to Date by Charles McShane (1920)
"If it be a cross equalizer on a mogul, block on top of both forward boxes, ... If the intermediate equalizer breaks, block between the boiler and the cross ..."

5. The Car-builder's Dictionary: An Illustrated Vocabulary of Terms which by Master Car-Builders' Association, Arthur Mellen Wellington, Calvin A. Smith, Leander Garey, Matthias Nace Forney (1888)
"Equalizer-spring seat. 73, figs. 1955-69. A casting which sets on an equalizing-bar and ... The surface on top of a journal-box on which an equalizer rests. ..."

6. Convention by National Electric Light Association Convention, National Independent Meat Packers Association, University of Georgia College of Agriculture, University of Georgia Dept. of Food Science (1896)
"THE PRESIDENT : The next order of business is the reading of a paper by Mr. A. Churchward, on equalizer systems of distribution. ..."

7. Locomotive Dictionary: An Illustrated Vocabulary of Terms which Designate George Little Fowler, American Railway Master Mechanics' Association by George Little Fowler, American Railway Master Mechanics' Association (1906)
"Equalizer. Figs. 1659-1077. A beam connected at each end to a driving or truck ... They are also designated by their position as equalizer, top of box; ..."

8. Respiration Calorimeters for Studying the Respiratory Exchange and Energy by Francis Gano Benedict, Thorne Martin Carpenter (1910)
"The apparatus has been in use for some time in the laboratory and has proved successful in the highest degree. TENSION-Equalizer. The rigid walls of the ..."

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