equalizer

noun
equal·​iz·​er | \ ˈē-kwə-ˌlī-zər How to pronounce equalizer (audio) \

Definition of equalizer

: one that equalizes: such as
a : a score that ties a game
b : an electronic device (as in a sound-reproducing system) used to adjust response to different audio frequencies

Examples of equalizer in a Sentence

He scored the equalizer in the 60th minute.
Recent Examples on the Web The Thorns relied on Bixby afterward, as well, with some key saves keeping Louisville from another equalizer. oregonlive, 29 July 2022 Jenkins’ 98th minute equalizer is the latest NWSL regular-season goal ever recorded, clocking in at 97:53. Orlando Sentinel Staff, Orlando Sentinel, 16 July 2022 In the end, the USMNT drew El Salvador 1-1 in the Concacaf Nations League, a result that was only secured by a late Jordan Morris equalizer after both teams had been reduced to 10 men. Seth Vertelney, USA TODAY, 15 June 2022 For Leon, who wove food into social events at Opening Ceremony, the confluence kicked into high gear with the proliferation of social media, the source of FOMO and the great equalizer of enviable experiences. Los Angeles Times, 22 Apr. 2022 Unfortunately, financial problems can be a great equalizer. Essence, 11 May 2022 At this unpretentious Little Havana hair salon, the shampoo cape is the great equalizer. Dianna Mazzone, Allure, 15 Apr. 2022 Life insurance can be the great equalizer here by creating tax-free instant liquidity to cover carrying costs and settlement fees (lawyers, CPAs, valuation experts, property managers, etc.), but other tools can help too. Meredith Moore, Forbes, 15 Apr. 2022 Winkler’s versatility and all-around play is the great equalizer. Patrick Z. Mcgavin, chicagotribune.com, 8 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of equalizer

1792, in the meaning defined above

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3 Aug 2022

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“Equalizer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/equalizer. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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