English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "equivalent"

At the present time, one American dollar is equivalent to approximately $1Some people believe that one year in the life of a human is equivalent to seven years in a cat's life.

At the present time, one American dollar is equivalent to approximately $1.35 Canadian.

It is sometimes difficult for me to find words in English that are equivalent to what I can say in French.

To buy an average house in Boston would cost me the equivalent of about 5 years' salary.

One glass of beer is equivalent to a glass of wine, in terms of alcohol content.

Women will not be satisfied until their wages are equivalent to those of men doing the same kind of work.

Harriet is such a slow worker. Betty can do an equivalent amount of work in half the time Harriet takes.

You need to have completed full-time equivalency for three sessions before you can become a permanent employee.

The Innu language of Northern Quebec has no equivalent for the word music because for them, music is everywhere, in every living thing.

A housefly crawling one centimeter up a wall expends energy equivalent to 3 trillion eV.

Alice Walker once said, The animals of the planet are in desperate peril, and without free animal life, I believe we will lose the spiritual equivalent of oxygen.

The average cat food meal is the equivalent of about five mice.

The alcohol content of the typical bottle of beer, glass of wine, and single mixed drink is equivalent.

Marie de Medici wore a special dress which cost the equivalent of twenty million dollars at the time it was made in 1606.

The average hurricane generates energy roughly equivalent to 400 20-megaton bombs exploding in one day.

Generic non-prescription drugs are chemically equivalent to brand-name drugs, but are usually cheaper.

A report released after the destruction of the WTC by terrorist attacks stated that the fires in the buildings generated heat equivalent to the output of a nuclear power plant.

Aldous Huxley once said that his father considered a walk among the mountains as the equivalent of churchgoing.

Islamic law holds that in a dispute, the testimony of two women is equivalent to that of one man.

Scientists estimate that laughing 100 times is equivalent to a 10-minute workout on a rowing machine, or to 15 minutes on a stationary exercise bike.

You can pay by cash, check, bank draft or money order, in British funds or equivalent.

It is not always possible to find an equivalence in one language for an idea expressed in another.

A recent study has revealed that one hour of study during the day is the equivalent of one and a half hours of study at night.


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