equalizer equalizer  /ˈi kwə ˌlaɪ zər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) electronic equipment that reduces frequency distortion
  2. (n) a weight that balances another weight
  3. (n) a score that makes the match even

Usage(s):

  1. Then, to provide the great equalizer, she extinguishes every light in the house.
  2. Death may be the great equalizer, but in Los Angeles some deaths are more equal than others.
  3. Despite only scoring an equalizer late in the second half, the Koreans dominated the game.

News

  1. Revenge? Michael Bradley says USMNT "not trying to settle a personal score with Honduras"

    In the US national team's first match of the CONCACAF Hexagonal, Clint Dempsey had given the US a 1-0 lead in the 36th minute, an advantage that lasted all of four minutes before Juan Carlos García found a spectacular equalizer.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Major League Soccer

  2. Boston Breakers vs Sky Blue FC: Final Score 2-3, Ocampo and Freels make scoring debuts

    The Boston Breakers closed in on Sky Blue FC's early lead in the second half, but never found an equalizer. SBFC steamrolled through the Boston defense in the first half, then held on for a 3-2 victory.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Philly.com

  3. Haley Bennett Joins The Equalizer

    Haley Bennett is the latest name said to be joining the cast of director Antoine Fuqua's The Equalizer . Deadline reports that the Marley & Me actress will join Denzel Washington, Chloë Grace Moretz, Melissa Leo, Marton Csokas and David Meunier in the big screen take on the 1980's television show.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Coming Soon

Quotes

  1. "We had a real good second period and we had some good chances to get the equalizer in the end," Colorado coach Joel Quenneville said.
    on Apr 25, 2008 By: Joel Quenneville Source: USA Today

  2. "We deserved to win by far," said van Marwijk. "There were phases when Slovakia could have got an equalizer, and when we should have been three or four up."
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Bert van Marwijk Source: Victoria Times Colonist

  3. "When they put the deep rough like they have this week, that's my equalizer," Funk said. "The harder the golf course, the better for me in my opinion."
    on Jul 5, 2007 By: Fred Funk Source: Forbes

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