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equivalent
'equivalent' - used as an adjective
1. equal in amount or value
equivalent amounts
2. being essentially equal to something
a wish that was equivalent to a command

'equivalent' - used as a noun
3. a person or thing equal to another in value or measure or force or effect or significance etc
send two dollars or the equivalent in stamps
4. the atomic weight of an element that has the same combining capacity as a given weight of another element; the standard is 8 for oxygen
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Fact of the day
In Canada, the $1 and $2 come in the form of coins. The $1 is nicknamed a "loonie" because it contains a loon on it and the $2 is nicknamed the "twonie" because it is the equivalent of two "loonies."