Definition of equation:
- A making equal, or an equal division; a proposition asserting the equality of two quantities, and expressed by the sign = between them; or an expression of the same quantity in two dissimilar terms, but of equal value, as 3s. = 36d. Equation of time, the interval by which apparent time differs from mean time Equation of light, allowance to be made in determining the position of a heavenly body for the time occupied in the transmission of its light to the eye of an observer. Equation of payments, the determination of the time when a debt should be paid in full that is payable only in parts at intervals.
Common misspellings for equation:
- equasion (64%)
- eqation (9%)
- eqaution (5%)
- eqution (3%)
- equastion (3%)
- ecuation (2%)
Examples of usage for equation:
This difference is called the Equation of Time. "Lectures in Navigation" , Ernest Gallaudet Draper.