equalizer (plural equalizers)

  1. One who makes equal; a balancer.
  2. A device that balances various quantities.
  3. (sports) A goal, run, point, etc. that equalizes the score.
  4. An electronic audio device for altering the frequencies of sound recordings.
  5. A device, such as a bar, for operating two brakes, especially a pair of hub brakes for an automobile, with equal force.
  6. Any device for equalizing the pull of electromagnets.
  7. A conductor of low resistance joining the armature ends of the series field coils of dynamos connected in parallel.
  8. A sliding panel to preserve the lateral stability of an aeroplane.
  9. (math) A set of arguments where two or more functions have equal values; the solution set of an equation.
  10. (category theory) A morphism whose codomain is the domain of a parallel pair of morphisms and which forms part of the limit of that parallel pair. Equivalently, a morphism which equalizes a parallel pair of morphisms in a limiting way, which is to say that any other morphism which equalizes that parallel pair factors through this limiting morphism; and moreover such factorization is unique.
    Hypernyms: monomorphism, pullback
  11. (North America, slang) a weapon, usually a blackjack or gun
Synonyms Translations
  • Russian: баланси́р
Translations Translations
  • Russian: эквала́йзер

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