equational

adjective

equa·​tion·​al i-ˈkwāzh-nəl How to pronounce equational (audio)
-ˈkwā-zhə-nᵊl,
 also  -ˈkwāsh-nəl,
-ˈkwā-shə-nᵊl
1
: of, using, or involving equation or equations
2
: dividing into two equal parts
used especially of the mitotic cell division usually following reduction in meiosis
equationally adverb

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Field: Without getting too equational about it, the Five certainly informs it. Michael Andor Brodeur, Washington Post, 14 Oct. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1864, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of equational was in 1864

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“Equational.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/equational. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

Medical Definition

equational

adjective
equa·​tion·​al
i-ˈkwāzh-nəl, -ən-ᵊl also -ˈkwāsh-
: dividing into two equal parts
used especially of the mitotic cell division usually following reduction in meiosis
equationally adverb
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