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 for Equating
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Equate \E*quate"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Equated; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Equating.] [L. aequatus, p. p. of aequare to make level
     or equal, fr. aequus level, equal. See Equal.]
     To make equal; to reduce to an average; to make such an
     allowance or correction in as will reduce to a common
     standard of comparison; to reduce to mean time or motion; as,
     to equate payments; to equate lines of railroad for grades or
     curves; equated distances.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           Palgrave gives both scrolle and scrowe and equates both
           to F[rench] rolle.                       --Skeat
                                                    (Etymol. Dict.
                                                    ).
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Equating for grades (Railroad Engin.), adding to the
        measured distance one mile for each twenty feet of ascent.
        
  
     Equating for curves, adding half a mile for each 360
        degrees of curvature.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  equating \equating\ n.
     the act of regarding as equal.
  
     Syn: equation.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  equating
      n 1: the act of regarding as equal [syn: equation, equating]

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