- equal sign
__noun__a sign indicating that the quantities on either side are equal•__Hypernyms__: ↑sign* * *

*Math.*the symbol (=), used in a mathematical expression to indicate that the terms it separates are equal.Also,**equals sign**.[1905-10]* * *

**equal sign**or**equals sign**nounThe symbol =, which indicates that two (numerical) values are equal• • •Main Entry: ↑equal* * *

**equal sign**,a sign used especially in mathematics and logic to show the equality or sameness of two quantities or things.*Examples:*5 + 5 = 10 means that 10 and 5 + 5 are equal in quantity. The statement A = B means that A and B are identical things. The equal sign is used in this dictionary to show equivalent terms in the language.* * *

__noun__,__pl__**⋯ signs**[__count__]**:**a symbol = used to show that two numbers are equal1/2 = 2/4

—*called also**equals sign** * *

the symbol (=), used in mathematics**•****I would get everything over to one side of the equals sign.**

*Useful english dictionary.
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