**Definition:**

- (n.) A making equal; equal division; equality; equilibrium.
- (n.) An expression of the condition of equality between two algebraic quantities or sets of quantities, the sign = being placed between them; as, a binomial equation; a quadratic equation; an algebraic equation; a transcendental equation; an exponential equation; a logarithmic equation; a differential equation, etc.
- (n.) A quantity to be applied in computing the mean place or other element of a celestial body; that is, any one of the several quantities to be added to, or taken from, its position as calculated on the hypothesis of a mean uniform motion, in order to find its true position as resulting from its actual and unequal motion.

**Example Sentences:**

- (1) The data show that whenever the two half components correspond to different RTs, the resulting RT equates that of the faster component.
- (2) The deep green people who have an issue with the language of natural capital are actually making the same jump from value to commodification that they state that they don’t want ... They’ve equated one with the other,” he says.
- (3) Compared to the SRK II-equation the results of the new programme are much more precise.
- (4) The intensity changes seen for alpha-fucose were found to follow a reversible first-order rate-equation and the rate constants obtained from different vibrational bands were found to be consistent among themselves and in reasonable agreement with those obtained by other techniques.
- (5) The solution of these differential equations gives the velocity of the basilar membrane and hence other related quantities, e.g., displacement, pressure, driving-point impedance at the stapes.
- (6) The tissue and an aliquot of bathing medium were counted for 3H and 14C content and the values entered into the Wadell and Butler equation.
- (7) The retreating rate constants deduced from the dissolution results were well coincident with the values directly determined by the needle penetration method, suggesting good applicability of the proposed equation.
- (8) The prediction equations significantly (t = 6.59, p less than 0.01) underestimated bench press performance in the more extensively weight trained subjects.
- (9) I have equated nationalism with racism, xenophobia, inward-looking-ness and militarism.
- (10) But Steven Brounstein, a lawyer for one of the officers, said: 'For the DA to be equating this case to a drive-by shooting is absurd.
- (11) A conclusion is made that it is important to examine the eye fundus periphery and equator in patients with central vitreoretinal edematous fibroplastic syndrome.
- (12) Based on a linear combination of N possible characteristic fluorescence spectra, and using N weighting functions, this method allows the integration of fluorescence intensities over the entire fluorescence spectra and the generation of n equations with N unknowns.
- (13) A sound source is commonly spherical, therefore solutions are found for the wave equation in spherical coordinates, giving a precise meaning to the 'azimuthal' and 'magnetic quantum number' analogy.
- (14) The data were analysed using statistical methods that yield continuous piecewise linear regression equations and allow subjects to have repeated measures which are unequally spaced and at different times for different subjects.
- (15) The voltage trace is then analysed with a piece of transparent paper, on which lines corresponding to solutions of the diffusion equation convert the time axis of the voltage trace into a concentration axis.
- (16) It is shown that when a constant current is applied such that a stable equilibrium and rhythmic firing are present, the following predictions are inherent in the HH system of equations: (a) Small instantaneous voltage perturbations to the axon given at points along its firing spike result in phase resetting curves (when new phase versus old phase is plotted) with an average slope of 1.
- (17) Therefore, gene diffusion in energy space is described by the Focker--Plank's equation.
- (18) Based on this mechanism the rate equation for the overall reaction was deduced and the various kinetic constants estimated.
- (19) In this study we applied two commonly used birth weight prediction equations to a sample of 121 women with prolonged pregnancies.
- (20) The degree of quenching was accurately predicted by a simple relation derived in this paper, as well as a more complex equation previously developed by Tweet, et al.

**Definition:**

- (n.) The act or quality of being instant or pressing; urgency; solicitation; application; suggestion; motion.
- (n.) That which is instant or urgent; motive.
- (n.) Occasion; order of occurrence.
- (n.) That which offers itself or is offered as an illustrative case; something cited in proof or exemplification; a case occurring; an example.
- (n.) A token; a sign; a symptom or indication.
- (v. t.) To mention as a case or example; to refer to; to cite; as, to instance a fact.
- (v. i.) To give an example.

**Example Sentences:**

- (1) Would people feel differently about it if, for instance, it happened on Boxing Day or Christmas Eve?
- (2) In both instances the permeation rates of proteins can be better correlated to hydrodynamic radii than to molecular weights.
- (3) In three instances SAA levels increased during hospitalization while CRP levels did not.
- (4) A 6.4 kilobase C4B-5'-specific Taq I fragment usually provided a reliable guide to the presence of a C4A deletion but unusually in one instance this fragment was found to be a marker of a functioning C4A gene.
- (5) "Runners, for instance, need a high level of running economy, which comes from skill acquisition and putting in the miles," says Scrivener, "But they could effectively ease off the long runs and reduce the overall mileage by introducing Tabata training.
- (6) Both hypodontia and hyperdontia are found in a number of well-defined genetic syndromes and in most instances are common characteristics of the disease.
- (7) The opportunities for infection are often strong in areas of high population within a city – schools, for instance.
- (8) Of these, 12 had radiation-induced neurologic complications which, in 5 instances, consisted of persisting, wholly or partially disabling paresis in the lower limbs.
- (9) The decision of the editors to solicit a review for the Medical Progress series of this journal devoted to current concepts of the renal handling of salt and water is sound in that this important topic in kidney physiology has recently been the object of a number of new, exciting and, in some instances, quite unexpected insights into the mechanisms governing sodium excretion.
- (10) We firmly believe that a systematic approach to the 12-lead ECG can provide information that can diagnose the difference between ventricular and supraventricular tachycardia, and in many instances diagnose the mechanism and site of origin of the supraventricular tachycardia.
- (11) Other less common indications are some instances of aspiration pneumonia, septicemias due to B. fragilis, and actinomycoses.
- (12) Tension in flexor tendons during wrist flexion may play a role in otherwise unexplained instances of the carpal tunnel syndrome.
- (13) But most instances are more mundane: the majority of fraud cases in recent years have emerged from scientists either falsifying images – deliberately mislabelling scans and micrographs – or fabricating or altering their recorded data.
- (14) The right side of the ventricular septum was affected in five instances.
- (15) Women on the beat: how to get more female police officers around the world Read more Mortars were, for instance, used on 5 June when Afghan national army soldiers accidentally hit a wedding party on the outskirts of Ghazni, killing eight children.
- (16) Our own experiences have shown that patients involved in studies with well designed protocols are better controlled and in most instances also better treated than patients treated outside such protocols.
- (17) No instances of osteoradionecrosis occurred as a result of dental extraction with this conservative method.
- (18) Therefore these suggested methods of choice may not in every instance be the most accurate of all indicators of nutritional status for a particular nutrient.
- (19) The advantage of this in vivo method is the possibility to determine the thyroidal activity at various times after 131I-application (2 phase test) and by repeated 131I-applications under different conditions (diet, age, for instance).
- (20) In each instance, dexamethasone was given at midnight and the plasma ACTH concentration was determined at 9:00 a.m. on the day before and after administration of the dexamethasone.